I'm not laughing. In fact, I'm fuming. A developmentally disabled 42 year old man named Robert Schiavelli was slapped with two court summonses for laughing too loudly, because his neighbor Daniel O'Hanian complained to the police that Schiavelli was "disturbing the peace." Why was he laughing?
There's no legal difference between looking through your backpack and seizing your electronic data in the US. This is the stuff of the Cold War Soviet Union, right? Or maybe a third world dictatorship?