FC: Salon: Transportation Security Admin. confirms do-not-fly list

From: Declan McCullagh (declanat_private)
Date: Thu Nov 14 2002 - 20:55:31 PST

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    Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 20:38:37 -0800
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    edwardat_private thought you would be interested in this article at 
    Salon.com http://www.salon.com
    Your friend's message: There are some obvious errors in this story (e.g. 
    JetBlue doesn't fly to Newark), but it's still significant news. You can 
    read the story for free if you first watch an online ad...
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    By David Lindorff
    But now, for the first time, a spokesman for the new Transportation 
    Security Administration has acknowledged that the government has a list of 
    about 1,000 people who are deemed "threats to aviation" and not allowed on 
    airplanes under any circumstances. And in an interview with Salon, the 
    official suggested that Olshansky and other political activists may be on a 
    separate list that subjects them to strict scrutiny but allows them to fly.
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