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Articles tagged “mobile devices”

Record Number of Electronic Devices Swept Up in U.S. Border Inspections

Record Number of Electronic Devices Swept Up in U.S. Border Inspections

Associated Press

The legality of searching electronic devices is a contested but long-standing practice. The chances of being searched are small. Last year, roughly 7 out of every 100,000 international travelers arriving in the U.S. had their devices searched.

2 years ago

American Airlines Cracks Down on Smart Luggage With Built-In Batteries

American Airlines Cracks Down on Smart Luggage With Built-In Batteries

Brian Sumers, Skift

This is a good move by American Airlines. Yes, passengers should know they can’t check luggage with built-in chargers. But there’s always a big scrum on the plane or at the gate when bags must be checked at the last minute. Surely, some passengers forget to remove the batteries.

2 years ago