In the next months I’m going to travel abroad with my Ledger Nano S. I’ll visit most of the EU countries, Russia, China, Brazil, U.S. and Canada. I’m an EU citizen.

I would like to know which is my right to refuse to unlock my Ledger whether I’m intimated to do so by a custom officer.

As far as I know as an EU citizen in the EU I can refuse to unlock my devices without violating any law.

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Wrong path.

Check the advanced passphrase options. Look for plausible deniability. Add a second wallet with a different PIN and SOME SMALL AMOUNTS. DO NOT rely on being able to refuse unlock unless you are willing to carry the consequences - which may mean spending hours arguing. Much easier to show them some small funds and be done.

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