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We're all in it together

Ryan Singel reports at 27B/6:

The TSA was keeping the names of people who lost their wallets and needed to fly — even after ascertaining their identity and determining they were not a threat and could board a plane. It stored these names in a shared threat database. Then it decided that it won’t store the names of people who it was able to identify as not a threat.

The entire article is a must read.