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Losing TSA Pre-Check is easy, but just try getting it back

The Transportation Security Administration can’t stop talking about its new Pre-Check program, which offers air travelers preferred screening status if […]

Is the TSA’s PreCheck program ready for what comes next?

The Transportation Security Administration’s vaunted new PreCheck system, which offers selected air travelers access to expedited security screening, is hurtling toward its first big test: a crowd of spring break passengers, quickly followed by a crush of inexperienced summer vacationers.

TSA’s new Pre-Check programs raises major privacy concerns

When the Transportation Security Administration’s Pre-Check formally launches sometime this fall, its trusted-traveler program will already have the enthusiastic endorsement of frequent travelers — and an equally enthusiastic denouncement from privacy advocates.

3 troubling ways the TSA punishes passengers who opt out

If you don’t want to walk through a poorly tested full-body scanner or have a TSA agent belittle your anatomy […]

7 things you’ll love about the TSA

It's been almost three years to the day since Special Agent Robert Flaherty knocked on my front door and handed me a subpoena.

How close are we getting to a “papers please” society?

America is edging closer to a "papers please" society, at least when it comes to travel.

Is “opt-out” always wrong? The Wall Street Journal doesn’t think so

Is pre-checking the box on an online transaction always unethical? I thought the answer to that question was obvious after the federal government weighed in on the issue, declaring it an "unfair and deceptive" practice, and the state of Minnesota fined two insurance companies for opt-out violations.