Thursday, June 9, 2011

Will the 'checkpoint of the future' even work?

This ABC article is actually cynical about the TSA, which is shocking coming from the media. Most of the article covers things you already know if you've been reading my blog this week. But there was one particular factoid that the author brings up that is worth sharing:
Here's another question: Will it work? One thing to consider is that according to Interpol, there are something like 28 million stolen passports and identity cards floating around out there these days. The authorities did catch something like 40,000 people using phony documents last year, but that's not even 1 percent.