Rising terrorism, cross-border illegal movement, human trafficking, all these have resulted in governments substantially increasing border controls and checks. From the earlier, simple validation of passport and quick check of the biometric scan, today, border security can demand all your credentials including checking your digital footprint on your devices.
While this practice is still an exception, all travelers to USA, UK, Canada and Australia must be prepared for any eventuality. This infographic details the checks that security in these countries are authorized to do. As a cross-continental traveler, you must know your rights, and how to cooperate and support.
Know Your Privacy Rights at the Border:
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