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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Department of Homeland Security is considering screening the social media of foreign travelers to help identify possible terrorists.

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Under the proposal, non-citizens traveling to and from the U.S. on a visa waiver could be asked about their social media profiles, but not their passwords.

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The U.S. Customs and Border Protection would ask travelers to volunteer their handles on their social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.

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The proposal was entered into the federal register last week and is in a 60-day public comment period before it’s formally considered.