Reply to post: Re: This has been a policy since at least 2008

'Hey, Homeland Security. Don't you dare demand Twitter, Facebook passwords at the border'


Re: This has been a policy since at least 2008

That is new, and it's all Trump.

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Look at the New York Times dated June 28 2016 ...

WASHINGTON — The federal government has proposed adding a line to forms filled out by visitors to the United States that would ask them to voluntarily disclose their social media accounts, a step that it said would help in screening for ties to terrorism.

or there is Politico 22/12/206 (before Trump was sworn in for those who need to remove shoes to count to 20)

NEW YORK — The U.S. government quietly began requesting that select foreign visitors provide their Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts upon arriving in the country, a move designed to spot potential terrorist threats that drew months of opposition from tech giants and privacy hawks alike.

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