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Are you fed up with the stupidity of the airport security system? This Washington Post story offers hope for a more effective screening process.

subtle patterns identified by computer programs...would contribute to a threat index or score for every passenger. Passengers with higher scores would be singled out for additional screening by authorities.

This drew immediate and predictable reaction from various gadflies and activists. I posted an essay about these Privacy Luddites.

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