So I gave it a few days for Department of Homeland Security to walk this one back, but since they haven’t…
Chase Gunter reports:
John Kelly, the new secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, testified that foreign travelers coming to the United States could be required to give up social media passwords to border officials as a condition of entry.
“We want to say, for instance, which websites do you visit, and give us your passwords, so we can see what they do on the internet,” he said at a Feb. 7 House Homeland Security hearing, his first congressional hearing since his Senate confirmation. “If they don’t want to give us that information, they don’t come in.”
Read more on FCW.
Our country has clearly gone berserk if we think this is okay. It’s not okay. And unless you want foreign governments demanding your social media passwords so they can check your accounts if you want to enter their country, then speak up and object to this latest episode of Security Theatre.