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Israeli security asking for email passwords is over the line.

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Discussion started by Jeff Moskowitz:
Travelers suspected of being pro-Palestinian activists are being asked for their email passwords as a condition of entry to Israel. If the person says no or their emails reveal incriminating evidence, they are being turned away. Is this an invasion of privacy or reasonable security precaution?
Background article: Israel airport email searches inspect suspected pro-Palestinian activity In a cyber-age twist on Israel's vaunted history of airport security, the country has begun to force incoming travelers deemed suspicious to open personal email accounts for inspection, visitors say. ... Read more