Suit: Airport searches of laptops, other devices intrusive - CNN.com
The Customs and Border Protection defends the searches, saying the agency does not need to show probable cause to look inside suitcases or laptops.
"We have broad search authority at the borders to determine admissibility and look for anything that may be in violation of criminal law," says agency spokeswoman Lynn Hollinger.
Hollinger says electronic devices could contain evidence of possible ties to terrorism, narcotics smuggling, child pornography and other criminal activities.
This is crazy...I would be totally irritated to have someone go through my personal emails and such without cause. This is another one of those 'Homeland Security' options that needs to be removed. This is far beyond what should be allowed.