All posts for the month February, 2008

Carbon Neutral

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How U.S. Customs and Border Protection are wasting American taxpayers’ money

There is a piece in Washington Post on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, detailing how U.S. agents are copying contents of electronic devices brought in to the U.S in the name of “homeland security”. The problem, as always with this is that it does not improve security. At all.