There's laws on just about everything you can do, and then there's laws on those laws. Lol
When it comes to rights and all that it gets real murky. Why do you think the US has the supreme court? It gets even more murky when you go across country borders with whatever it happens to be that people see as questionable.
Is it all just a ploy to get everyone on the Cloud? I don't think so Imo since internal storage is growing to over 150 soon to be way more gb. I don't care how much music you listen to, I don't see how you could fill 150+ gb.
Having the Cloud can be seen as more secure when it comes to travel because if you have objectionable data it will just be blocked in whatever country. Then when you come back home it's there, instead of seized by a government entity.
There's pros and cons to the lack of sd cards. But this is where you have to decide..
What are YOU going to do about it?