“A Canadian man has found an unusual way to get through U.S. Customs – by flashing an iPad,” The Canadian Press reports.
“Martin Reisch says a border officer let him cross into the United States from Quebec after he presented only a scanned copy of his passport on the computer tablet,” The Canadian Press reports. “Mr. Reisch’s entrance into the U.S. without a hard copy travel document hints how stricter rules at the American border may still have some flexibility, at least in certain cases.”
The Canadian Press reports, “U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it will accept documentation such as a passport, an enhanced driver’s licence or a Nexus pass from Canadian citizens entering at land crossings. The list doesn’t mention facsimiles, like scans and photocopies.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: U.S. Border Protection. It’s kind of like being a little pregnant while wearing baggy tights over a comfortable thong as you crave jumbo shrimp.
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Rockin’ Rod” and “Joe W.” for the heads up.]