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Article Archive:

The Watch List is Short, But Is It Useful?
by Ryan Singel
Wired News
October 24, 2008

E.U. Seeks Data on American Passengers
by Ellen Nakashima
Washington Post
November 4, 2007

‘Secure Flight’ insecurities
by Patt Morrison
Los Angeles Times
October 18, 2007

US demands air passengers ask its permission to fly
by Wendy M. Grossman
The Register (UK)
October 12, 2007

Industry Voices Secure Flight Concerns
by Jay Boehmer
Business Travel News
October 8, 2007

US records UK visitors' race and reading habits
by Tim Shipman
The Telegraph (UK)
September 24, 2007

Collecting of Details on Travelers Documented
by Ellen Nakashima
Washington Post
September 22, 2007 (front page)

US-Regierung will wissen, wer mit wem reist und was man liest
Heise (Germany)
September 22, 2007

Homeland Security Not Interested in Your Books, DHS Says
by Ryan Singel
Wired News
September 20, 2007

U.S. Airport Screeners Are Watching What You Read
by Ryan Singel
Wired News
September 20, 2007

May I See Your Papers Please?
Steven Cherry
Tech Talk (IEEE Spectrum)
September 17, 2007

Der undurchsichtige Weg der Fluggastdaten
by Monika Ermert
Heise (Germany)
August 17, 2007

The great Passenger Name Record sell out
by Wendy M. Grossman
The Register (UK)
August 12, 2007

Heikle Hilfestellung zur Weitergabe von Fluggastdaten
by Monika Ermert
Heise (Germany)
August 3, 2007

Companies: Some EU CRS Rules Needed
by Mary Ann McNulty
May 2, 2007

Privacy advocates sue DMV over license requirements
by Kyle Hopkins
Anchorage Daily News
March 3, 2007

Several States Seek To Kill Federal 'Real ID' Requirements
by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
Fox News
February 1, 2007

Airline "Risk Assessment": Defending the Right to Snoop
by Sally B. Donnelly
December 8, 2006

Traveler Risk System May Violate Ban
Michael J. Sniffen
Associated Press
December 8, 2006

DHS Passenger Scoring Illegal?
by Ryan Singel
December 7, 2006

USA to ground all travellers until "cleared"
by Thomas C Greene
The Register (UK)
November 6, 2006

Informal survey shows lax ID checks for air travelers
by Sarah Lai Stirland
National Journal's Technology Daily
March 23, 2006