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US, Canada to figure out rules on cops and Feds accessing people's data across borders

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Re: Canada Kissing US Rearward-Facing Growths, Again

When travelling through the US I always factory reset my phone on the inbound flight.

That is the recommended process after a firmware upgrade. If I'm ever asked to unlock my phone, I hand it over and say "There is no password," and they can take any data created during the reset, which is very little. It's a work phone and easily recreated once I clear Customs.

If asked to sign into my accounts, I refuse. They have the right to inspect any data on the phone. You have no obligation to sign into any account that does not exist on the device.


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