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The border is a “perfect storm” for discrimination in cell phone search bill: Citizen Lab fellow

News | 06/08/2022 4:55 pm EDT
Senate Chamber on Aug 8, 2018. / Hill Times

The government’s effort to convince parliamentarians to lower the threshold for the searching of cell phones and laptops at border crossings is based in “the fiction that data is a good that we import like any other, and it is not,” according to a research fellow at Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto. 

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