Israel’s Shin Bet security service can legally demand that foreigners arriving in Israel give them access to search their email accounts, Israel’s attorney general said on Wednesday, as reported by Israel Hayom. The issue was reported by +972 and the AP last year, after the Shin Bet demanded an American citizen give them access to her email.
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