Very interesting interview with the head of the TSA.

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  1. mainly tailfirst

    Oct 10, 2006
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    SJC
    Now that I actually live in the LOTFAP, I pay more attention to the things I previously shrugged my shoulders about. #2 on the list is airport security and how the TSA is a more bureaucratic mess than even Terry Gilliam could have imagined. (aside: there is an ad for the BBC's "Yes Minister" DVDs on the left as I write this - rather appropriate).

    Now, on one of my more favourite blogs - http://www.schneier.com/blog/ - there is an email interview with Kip Hawley - head of the TSA.
    Frequent FTer's will know him more from Spiff's tagline than anything else :)

    Please give it a read and I'll think you'll find that Bruce Schneier speaks for all of us when he calls BS on some of Kip's responses.
    http://www.schneier.com/interview-hawley.html

    The relevant FT thread is here: http://flyertalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=719931

    mt
     

  2. stryker

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    Sep 28, 2006
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    If you think he's crazy, just have a look at Michael Chertoff, chief of Homeland Security, USA (google would give you a fair idea).

    Fruit loops have got nothing on him.
     
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