big old jet airliner…

A must read by the brilliant Bruce Schneier:

This is “Cover Your Ass” security, and unfortunately it’s very common.

Exactly what I was thinking as I dealt with airport security last week.  Why are we still removing our shoes?  If I wasn’t such a coward, I’d try this tonight so I could go pick up my wife at the gate when she gets off her flight.  That would be a lovely surprise, and I could help carry all the baby gear.  I wonder what the penalty is for using a fake boarding pass to get through security…  probably Gitmo.  Nevermind.

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One response to “big old jet airliner…

  1. Well, someone smart once observed that we are “always fighting the last war.” It is unfortunately true.

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