‘Extreme vetting’ would require visitors to US to share contacts and passwords

Trump administration’s proposed changes may mean travelers from countries including UK, France, Australia and Japan have to share digital information

Tourists from Britain and other countries visiting the US could be forced to reveal mobile phone contacts, social media passwords and financial data under “extreme vetting” practices being considered by the Trump administration, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Travellers who want to enter the US could also face questioning over their ideology, as Washington moves away from a default position of allowing people in, to a more sceptical approach to visitors.

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