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Aaron Rudger

Is there any way to improve the airport screening process without impacting security?

Ray Everett

As Bruce Schneier points out, most of today's airport screening is about "security theatre", i.e., giving the appearance of heightened security without actually increasing security, and in some ways decreasing it by wasting money on pretense while meaningful measures get ignored. See, e.g., "Smoke Screening" featuring a visit to an airport security line with Bruce Schneier:

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