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August 12, 2003

Big Brother

Am I the only person who is absolutely horrified by this kind of invasion? Wired Magazine:

Just before flying, the passenger's name, birth date, address and phone number will be checked against a commercial database such as those maintained by ChoicePoint or Experian. The data companies then will use algorithms to judge how likely it is that a person booking the ticket is really who he says he is. [Entire article]

Posted by jghiii at August 12, 2003 12:05 PM
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