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US May Ask Travelers to Forfeit Social Media Account Passwords

In a controversial statement last week, US Department of Homeland Security head John Kelly hinted that the government may require travelers to forfeit passwords and other sensitive information of their social media accounts in the near future. During a congressional hearing held on February 7, Kelly noted that the collection of social media account passwords of visa applications is likely to become a part of the vetting process in bringing …
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