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Border exceptions to the 4th Amendment happen w/in 100 miles of the US border, allowing DHS/CBP to search digital devices/violate constitutional rights under protection. This is a critical bill from @RonWyden for which I’m pleased to see renewed interest:https://news.bloomberglaw.com/privacy-and-data-security/wyden-looks-to-limit-border-searches-of-americans-devices
Last year, #Russia saw more than 21,000 arrests and at least 370 defendants in criminal cases for anti-war speech; more than 200,000 internet resources blocked; and 11 sentences in cases of state treason - via @Advox http://ow.ly/tUBo50MF25q @PENamerica @PSadovskaya2020 @fromTGA