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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Panel Urges TSA To Implement ‘Trusted Travelers’ Program


“Travel industry analysts think the long-awaited report will continue the debate over screening procedures and add another element to it: Even a voluntary trusted-traveler approach would require passengers to provide credit information, tax returns and other personal data to verify that members pose little or no risk.

In return, they would be allowed to zip through security.” (Washington Post)

You’d still be guilty until proven innocent as soon as you decided to fly.

FEE Timely Classic

The TSA Makes Us Safer? It Just Ain’t So!” by Steven Horwitz and Art Carden.