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Don't Fear the TSA Cutting Airport Security. Be Glad That They're Talking about It.

| Aug. 07, 2018

We need to evaluate airport security based on concrete costs and benefits, and not continue to implement security theater based on fear.

Last week, CNN reported that the Transportation Security Administration is considering eliminating security at U.S. airports that fly only smaller planes — 60 seats or fewer. Passengers connecting to larger planes would clear security at their destinations.

To be clear, the TSA has put forth no concrete proposal....

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Schneier, Bruce."Don't Fear the TSA Cutting Airport Security. Be Glad That They're Talking about It." The Washington Post, August 7, 2018.

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