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Holiday Season Airport Security Reminder – Part 1 of 2 : Don’t Be An Airport Thief’s Target

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 26/11/2008 – Holiday Season Airport Security Reminder – Part 1 of 2 : Don’t Be An Airport Thief’s Target Today is one of the busiest travel days of the year in the United States.  In the next few days 4.5 million people will take to the skies for during the…

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Ads At TSA Airport Security Checkpoints : Should They Be For Sale?

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 5/11/2008 – Ads At TSA Airport Security Checkpoints : Should They Be For Sale? Over the past year the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has experimented with selling advertising space at 14 airports through out the United States. As this year long advertising experiment concludes, and…

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U.S. Flyers Required To Provide Full Name & Date-of-Birth In 2009

Web: www.fishfoto.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 24/10/2008 – U.S. Flyers Required To Provide Full Name & Date-of-Birth In 2009 As a flyer I am very much in favour of security. Let me clarify the above statement………As a flyer I am very much in favour of effective security. What I am not in favour of as a…

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Mail From United Airlines That I Wish Was True : New Scam To Steal Frequent Flyer Miles

Web: www.fishfoto.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 21/10/2008 – Mail From United Airlines That I Wish Was True : New Scam To Steal Frequent Flyer Miles This morning I went to my PO Box to pick up my mail. My mail had the usual bills, a few catalogs and an envelope from United Airlines. Inside the envelope…

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TSA Rolls Out PDA Based Boarding Pass : A Security Double Standard

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 20/10/2008 – TSA Rolls Out PDA Based Boarding Pass : A Security Double Standard The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begin a beta program that allows flyers to download their boarding pass to the Blackberry/iPhone/PDA and skip printing out a paper boarding pass. When a flyer downloads the boarding pass…

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The Jewish Holiday Of Sukkot Is Not A Threat To Airline Security According To The Department Of Homeland Security

Web: www.twitter.com/flyingwithfish – E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 16/10/2008 – The Jewish Holiday Of Sukkot Is Not A Threat To Airline Security According To The Department Of Homeland Security Three days ago at Sunset, on the evening of the 13th of October, the Jewish festival of Sukkot began. Sukkot is the joyous holiday essentially celebrating the harvest. With…

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Registered Traveler ‘Clear’ Card Fee Goes Up To US$199: Is This Worth It? I Think Not

Web: www.fishfotoworldwide.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 15/10/2008 – Registered Traveler ‘Clear’ Card Fee Goes Up To US$199: Is This Worth It? I Think Not A few days ago Verified Identity Pass (VIP) announced that it would be increasing the fee for registering for a “Clear” card VIP issues the Clear Card in accordance with the U.S.…

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Protecting Your Sensitive Valuables In Checked Baggage : A Last Resort

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 8/10/2008 – Protecting Your Sensitive Valuables In Checked Baggage : A Last Resort WARNING: THE FOLLOWING LAST RESORT SUGGESTION IS ONLY VALID FOR DOMESTIC TRAVEL WITHIN THE UNITED STATES With the recent news of a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screener being caught and confessing to the theft of hundreds of…

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Baggage Identification With Duct Tape : A Simple Solution

Web: www.twitter.com/flyingwithfish — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 12/08/2008 – Baggage Identification With Duct Tape : A Simple Solution Over the past two years I have received countless e-mails asking me various solutions for labeling baggage so it is easily identifiable. I have written on the topic many times, each time detailing various ways. These topics range from…

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Stolen ‘Registered Traveler’ Laptop Found…But Is The Data Safe?

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 9/08/2008 – Stolen ‘Registered Traveler’ Laptop Found, But Is The Data Safe? Earlier this week I had written about a laptop being stolen containing the data of more than 30,000 ‘Clear’ card users from a Verified Identity Pass (VIP) office at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Verified Identity Pass operated…

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