Border

OpSec

American Sues US Government For Allegedly Pressuring Him To Unlock His Phone at Airport

CBP and DHS officers allegedly detained a Los Angeles man of Muslim faith for four hours before he boarded a plane, asking him questions and pressuring him to show them the contents of his phone.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.18.18
fundraising

How to Tell If That Online Fundraiser Will Actually Help Immigrant Children at the Border

You want to help, so make sure you’re actually helping.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.20.18
Stanford Prison Experiment

As Sadism Surges on the American Border, Our Collective Understanding of Cruelty Collapses

The Stanford prison experiment, which helped us understand the worst atrocities in history for decades, is called out as a 'sham' at a moment when America is separating asylum seekers from their children at the border.
Emanuel Maiberg
6.18.18
Border Lines

Great, Mexican Drug Cartels Now Have Weaponized Drones

“Potato bomb” quadcopters give narcos more options for perpetrating crimes they're perfectly capable of pulling off some other way.
David Axe
10.25.17
privacy theatre

Canada's Privacy Watchdog Lacks the Teeth to Curb Phone Searches at the Border

It's a nice thought, though.
Jordan Pearson
3.16.17
access now

Digital Rights Advocates Want the UN to Stop Social Media Searches at the US Border

Refugees and immigrants are having their digital lives exposed at America’s borders.
Samantha Cole
2.17.17
absurdities

For $21.6 Billion You Could Just Pay a Line of Dudes To Stand on the Border

Some quick math shows the absurdity of Trump's wall.
Michael Byrne
2.12.17
mexico

Trump’s Mexican Border Wall Would Be an Ecological Disaster

What we build on the border impacts more than just humans.
Grennan Milliken
1.26.17
News

Here’s the Security Checklist for Shipping Weapons-Grade Uranium In Canada

What to do when you’re trucking the stuff nukes are made of.
Jordan Pearson
9.8.16
Border Lines

The Borderland-Industrial Surveillance Complex, By the Numbers

Here's how one of the world's most expensive borders breaks down.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
4.14.16
politics

A New Libertarian Country Wants to Go Off the Grid Because It Has No Grid

They might want to go green, but don't call them environmentalists.
Jordan Pearson
4.22.15
immigration

Leaked Document Reveals Upcoming Biometric Experiments at US Customs

It’s not just facial recognition. The Customs and Border Protection has two more new pilot programs ready to launch.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.18.15
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