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Security Theater

Posted by MEC on December 18, 2008

Security expert Bruce Schneier coined the term “security theater” to describe the things the government does to make people feel that the government is keeping them safe, even though those things are pretty much pointless. (Making us take our shoes off to get through airport security checkpoints is a prime example.)

Schneier will be talking about security theater on 60 Minutes this Sunday. You want to see it.

Posted in Bruce Schneier, security theater, TSA | 3 Comments »

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