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>> Date: Tue, 20 Apr 1999 12:04:59 -0400
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>> From: Greg Vassie <greg@CYPHER.NET>
>> Subject: FAA's new air passenger surveillance system
>> To: Multiple recipients of list VOXERS-AT-LARGE
>> The complete text of the regulation plus background info is at:
>> Tourist or Terrorist?
>> by Declan McCullagh (email@example.com)
>> 3:00 a.m. 20.Apr.99.PDT
>> WASHINGTON -- A US$2.8-billion monitoring system
>> championed by Vice President Gore will
>> use computer profiles to single out airline
>> passengers for investigation and scrutiny.
>> Airlines will use a secret algorithm to
>> compare travelers' personal data to
>> profiles of likely terrorists, according to a
>> new proposed federal regulation. Other
>> travelers will be chosen at random.
>> Critics complain the plan shows that Gore
>> doesn't really support privacy. Last May,
>> the vice president told an audience of
>> graduating students at New York
>> University that privacy "is a basic
>> American value."
>> "He's been talking about privacy and the
>> protection of personal information online,
>> but those principles that he talks about
>> don't parallel what he's done. He's tried
>> to force intrusive measures into law,"
>> says Lisa Dean, vice president of the Free
>> Congress Foundation. "We'd have even
>> more of this with a President Gore."
>> The vice president chaired a high-level
>> White House commission that in 1997
>> released recommendations that the
>> Federal Aviation Administration compiled
>> into a 40-page rule published Monday.
>> [...remainder snipped...]
>> Greg Vassie // firstname.lastname@example.org // C y p h e r N e t // freedom isn't freeh
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