I want to know my score! This is a must read for travelers, fiscal hawks, and critics of totalitarianism alike.
If you've traveled abroad recently, you've been investigated. You've been assigned a score indicating what kind of terrorist threat you pose. That score is used by the government to determine the treatment you receive when you return to the U.S. and for other purposes as well.
Curious about your score? You can't see it. Interested in what information was used? You can't know that. Want to clear your name if you've been wrongly categorized? You can't challenge it. Want to know what kind of rules the computer is using to judge you? That's secret, too. So is when and how the score will be used. ...
Tuesday, December 26, 2006
If you've traveled abroad recently, you've been investigated
From the invaluable Bruce Schneier:
Posted by Gritsforbreakfast at 8:35 AM