Tag Archives: Security

American Civil Liberties Union : Surveillance Society Clock

True Stories of Violation http://www.aclu.org/swfobject/mediaplayer.swf Using data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, the ACLU has determined that nearly 2/3 of the entire US population (197.4 million people) live within 100 miles of the US land and coastal borders. The … Continue reading

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TSA's 'behavior detection' draws scrutiny in light of few arrests

TSA’s ‘behavior detection’ draws scrutiny in light of few arrests. Counterterrorism effort is crucial, agency says. By Thomas Frank USA TODAY. WASHINGTON — Fewer than 1% of airline passengers singled out at airports for suspicious behavior are arrested, Transportation Security Administration … Continue reading

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Israeli "Auto Kill Zone" Towers Locked and Loaded – Wired.com

Israeli “Auto Kill Zone” Towers Locked and Loaded. By Noah Shachtman. On the U.S.-Mexico border, the American government has been trying, with limited success, to set up a string of sensor-laden sentry towers, which would watch out for illicit incursions. … Continue reading

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The Things He Carried – The Atlantic (November 2008)

The Things He Carried – The Atlantic (November 2008) Airport security in America is a sham—“security theater” designed to make travelers feel better and catch stupid terrorists. Smart ones can get through security with fake boarding passes and all manner … Continue reading

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Flying without an ID is coming to a controversial end – CNN.com

WASHINGTON (CNN) — It’s a safe bet that every time you fly, you show a photo ID to an official at the airport checkpoint. A TSA officer checks a passenger’s ID at Baltimore-Washington International Airport. Every time Nick Kloiber flies, … Continue reading

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