What Privacy Rights Do You Have at the Border? This Infographic Has the Answer!
Article by George Norman
On 21 Jul 2017
It’s summer, it’s hot, and you’re anxiously waiting to go on vacation. Perhaps abroad, to a faraway location that could be easily mistaken for an exotic desktop wallpaper.

Traveling can be a nuisance, and not only because you’ll run into a lot of people that are going to drive you crazy.


The power that governments exercise at their borders has increased, and in many countries border security can access your digital devices and even intrude on your social media space. So if you care about your privacy, you need to know what powers border security has and what your rights are.

The infographic below covers precisely that, focusing on the US, UK, Canada, and Australia.

Via WhoIsHostingThis.

The bottom line is that the best way to protect your privacy is to simply leave your devices at home. Hey, why don’t you use this as an opportunity to unplug and go on a tech-free vacation?

In related news…

With vacations being all about relaxing, unwinding, and having fun, you might forget about security. The thing is that you should never take security lightly, not even on vacation. Here are 7 essential tips to help you and your smartphone stay safe during your vacation.

Tags: infographic, vacation, traveling, border, privacy, rights
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