Suspicionless searches at US border: the next battleground for press freedom – Boing Boing

In a way, the above people are lucky because they are journalists who can tell their story to a large audience to get the word out. As On The Media documents, this happens to “countless” people in the US, their stories receive no attention, and the have no recourse.

via Suspicionless searches at US border: the next battleground for press freedom – Boing Boing.

Good summation of the increasing broadening and abuse of this policy from a journalist perspective. But they also go out of the way to point out the above. That this is happening to countless people (and by countless they really do mean that as the numbers are classified or stonewalled). Well worth a read beyond the pull quote above.

Also, please remember that this constitutional exclusion zone that exists and extends from our borders likely includes where you live. Also, if precedent is to be considered, International Airports count as borders too (and thus, also fall under the same extraconstitutional policy).