The searches have raised concerns that sensitive corporate data and customer information could be exposed or compromised.
The Supreme Court's decision means a "reasonable cause" standard will continue to apply to all border searches under the appellate court's jurisdiction.
However, it still falls short of the higher "probable cause" standard that the EFF and others have said should apply to border searches of electronic devices.
"Overall we're happier with a reasonable suspicion standard than no standard at all," Fakhoury said. "[But] we'd prefer probable cause."
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