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A Missouri family flying to Orlando out of St. Louis recently was involved in an incident with TSA officials who singled out their 3-year-old, wheelchair-bound daughter for a pat-down. In response, Privacy4Patriots stresses that respect for families’ privacy should carry a bigger emphasis for the agency.
(PRWEB) March 02, 2013
As reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and a number of other media outlets, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials singled out a 3-year-old girl with Spina bifida for additional screening on Feb. 9, 2013, at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. A TSA agent also told the parents that it was illegal for them to film the screening.
Already under fire for having nearly 400 of its agents fired for theft, according to ABC News, the TSA needs to do a better job of respecting the privacy of traveling families by avoiding unwarranted additional screening of children, says Privacy4Patriots, the publisher of an upcoming report on how to protect one’s privacy.
Adults deserve privacy as well, and following are Privacy4Patriots’ five ways to help secure it while traveling:
Check out this Power4Patriots blog post to learn four ways to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft.
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