The U.S. Department of Homeland Security released a privacy impact assessment documenting the data collection capabilities of tools within its U.S. Border Patrol Digital Forensics program, CNET reports. The tools are used by DHS and border agents to pull data from electronic devices when travelers cross the border. Potential data being collected includes location history, contacts, call logs, emails, social media account information and more. DHS's report says the tools "develop leads, identify trends associated with illicit activity, and further law enforcement actions."
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