I don’t want to help terrorists or help bad guys do bad things on airplanes, but what we have now is what we in the industry call ‘security theater.’ It’s made to make you think you’re secure without actually making you secure. As a member of the academic research community, I consider this to be a public service.
October 27, 2006
Web Site Lets Anyone Create Fake Boarding Passes
[Yup. Airplane “security” is a joke. We spend the billions because it makes some people feel better. It doesn’t make us any safer.–Joe]