"It just felt like a gross violation of our rights," said Shibly, a 23-year-old filmmaker born and raised in New York. But he and McCormick complied, and their phones were searched.
Three days later, they returned from another trip to Canada and were stopped again by CBP.
"One of the officers calls out to me and says, 'Hey, give me your phone,'" recalled Shibly. "And I said, 'No, because I already went through this.'"
The officer asked a second time.
Within seconds, he was surrounded: one man held his legs, another squeezed his throat from behind. A third reached into his pocket, pulling out his phone. McCormick watched her boyfriend's face turn red as the officer's chokehold tightened.
NBC news examined 25 cases of American citizens recently detained and abused by U.S. Customs officials. In all of these cases, newly “empowered” border agents, eager and willing to channel their latent authoritarian impulses, threatened American citizens, demanding they either hand over their cell phone passwords—or else.
Граждан США по возвращению из Канады арестовали, забрали сотовые телефоны и затребовали ПАРОЛИ от соцсетей. Это тот случай, когда вахтёрам дали власть в руки. Страна получившего власть хама. Жуть. И это не единичный случай. В статье есть ссылка на NBC - это одно из основных американских новостных агненств, так что вряд ли это гон