How to Protect Your Data Crossing the Border

Travelers are facing more privacy risks as domestic and foreign governments take a greater interest in social media accounts and require devices to be stowed in checked luggage.

Fortunately there are a number of steps travelers can take to protect their rights and privacy. This Personal Tech Column from The New York Times offers seven helpful tips to protect your data from searches.

Curious about your rights if border agents want to search your phone? Read this story from Daniel Victor at The New York Times, which explains what they can and cannot do.