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CBSA broke law with digital device searches, privacy watchdog says

Canada’s border agency violated the law by carrying out unduly invasive searches of personal digital devices, in one case viewing a traveller’s social media and online banking information, an investigation by the federal privacy watchdog has found.

Privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien looked into complaints against the Canada Border Services Agency concerning the examination of devices, such as cellphones, tablets and laptop computers, at ports of entry.

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/01/07/cbsa-broke-law-with-digital-device-searches-privacy-watchdog-says.html

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