Travelers to New Zealand who refuse a digital strip search will be fined $5000

New Zealand's Customs and Excise Act 2018 went into effect today. That means travelers who refuse to give their phone or laptop password to customs officials will be fined NZ$5000. In addition, their devices will be confiscated and forensically searched. Customs Minister Kris Faafoi said these digital strip searches are necessary because "A lot of … Continue reading Travelers to New Zealand who refuse a digital strip search will be fined $5000