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The number of people who have been asked to hand over their cellphones and passwords by Customs and Border Protection agents has increased nearly threefold in recent years. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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More Travelers Entering U.S. Are Being Asked For Their Cellphones And Passwords

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Senators Lisa Murkowski, an Alaska Republican, and Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, discussing their new campaign finance legislation at an April 23, 2013 Capitol Hill news conference. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat, (left) and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican, present their plan for changing Medicare at the U.S. Capitol Thursday. Tom Williams/Roll Call/Getty Images hide caption

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