Suspicionless “Forensic” Border Searches of Electronic Devices Are Unconstitutional

In a victory for privacy rights at the border, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today ruled that forensic searches of electronic devices carried out by border agents without any suspicion that the traveler has committed a crime violate the U.S. Constitution.

Source: Fourth Circuit Rules That Suspicionless Forensic Searches of Electronic Devices at the Border Are Unconstitutional | Electronic Frontier Foundation

The government can still do manual searches of electronic devices – both entering or exiting the country, per this Court ruling.

Optimum age to be a successful entrepreneur is 45

The tech industry, and tech VCs, act as if the most successful age for starting a tech business is someone in their 20s. The tech sector tends to view most who are past age 30 to 35 as ancient history. But an academic study find’s that…

Silicon Valley’s idea of successful young entrepreneurs is all wrong.

Source: This is the optimum age to be a successful entrepreneur – MarketWatch

The study found that older entrepreneurs were more likely to deliver a successful “exit” (go public, or sell the company) and that founders in their early 20s have the least likelihood of building “top-growth” businesses. Founders in their mid 40s to early 50s are more likely to generate top returns.