borders

borders

Microsoft, an ICE Tech Partner, 'Dismayed' by Child Separation Policy

After Twitter users pointed out Microsoft’s relationship with ICE, the tech giant is publicly distancing itself from the agency's parent-child separations.
Joseph Cox
6.18.18
transaction failed

America Wasted $160 Million Trying to Get Afghanistan to Use E-Payments

Will that be cash, charge, or bribe?
Matthew Gault
8.22.17
privacy

Bipartisan Bill Would Require Border Patrol to Get a Warrant to Search Your Phone

The Protecting Data at the Border Act would let you refuse to hand over your electronics at the border.
Jason Koebler
4.4.17
Border Lines

This Is What Illegally Crossing the US-Mexico Border Four Times Looks Like

No two border crossings are alike.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
4.14.16
Technology

This Is the High Tech Fence Bulgaria and Hungary Want to Keep Out Refugees

These cameras can see who's coming across the border and what they're holding.
Emanuel Maiberg
9.8.15
politics

The US Gov Can Download the Entire Contents of Your Computer at Border Crossings

According to Homeland Security docs, travelers have little right to privacy at United States borders.
Alex Richardson
4.8.15
Power

Cartels Are Using a Hodge-Podge of Spy Tech to Stay Ahead of Border Patrol

All along the Mexico-Arizona border, narco lookouts use whatever surveillance gear they can get their hands on to sniff out law enforcement.
Brian Anderson
6.17.14
Motherboard Blog

It's Official: America Is Militarizing the Mexican Border

Border security on steroids.
Grace Wyler
6.28.13
Motherboard Blog

Kai Wiedenhöfer Is Photographing the World's Most Brutal Walls

Because he hates them, basically, and thinks you should too.
Christian Storm
6.23.13