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UPS to Require Photo ID to Ship Packages

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Will you be sending orders for your business or care packages to family and friends over the holidays? Be sure to have your photo ID with you. United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) is requiring government-issued photo identification of those who send packages without pre-printed shipping labels from all of their shipping centers and retail outlets. […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

December 8th, 2010 at 9:33 am

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Will TSA Back Down on Pat-Downs & Full-Body Screens?

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With the holiday travel season kicking into high gear, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has come under increasing criticism from travelers as well as Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and President Barack Obama for its full-body screens and pat-down policies. While Obama has said he has asked the TSA to be sure the methods were […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

November 22nd, 2010 at 11:29 am

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Privacy Advocates Sue Department of Homeland Security Over Full-Body Scanners

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The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has sued the Department of Homeland Security over full-body scanners currently being used in some United States airports. The scans are done by machines that use x-ray or radio frequency and produce somewhat blurred images of a person’s naked body; they are used to find hidden contraband, although some […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

August 5th, 2010 at 2:25 pm