Government Surveillance of Travelers

For those attending today’s discussion of Government Survelliance of Travellers and the DHS “Automated Targeting System” (ATS) at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, or those who can’t make it but are interested in the topic, here are the slides from the presentation by Edward Hasbrouck of the Identity Project (, and links to additional references:

Today’s event is open to the public, so please join us if you are in New York and free at mid-day.

2 Responses to “Government Surveillance of Travelers”

  1. Papers, Please! » Blog Archive » How the NSA obtains and uses airline reservations Says:

    […] the DHS collects API and PNR data about US citizens and foreigners alike, compiles this data in its Automated Targeting System and Secure Flight databases, and mines this data both to target individuals (including journalists […]

  2. “TravelsWith, hasFather, sentForumMessage, employs” – NSA nutzt Passagierdaten zur permanenten Rasterfahndung Says:

    […] Targeting System” und die Datenbank “Secure Flight”. Edward Hasbrouck konnte nachweisen, dass mit den Systemen auch Journalisten ausgeforscht werden. Unter ihnen ist beispielsweise David […]

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