Judge Korman says, "Abidor cannot be so naive to expect that when he crosses into Syrian or Lebanese border that the contents of his computer will be immune from searches and seizures at the whim of those who work for Bashar al-Assad or Hassan Nasrallah," referring to the president of Syria and leader of Hezbollah.
The logic being that since Iran and Syria don't have the 4th amendment, the US doesn't anymore either. Charming.