TSA Alters Registered Traveler's Security Role

The Transportation Security Administration decided to halt security pre-screening threat assessment of participants in the Registered Traveler program because it "largely duplicates the watch list matching that is conducted on all travelers every time they fly." Although the move prompted two RT service providers to question whether the program has any security benefit, a third provider as well as TSA pointed to the likelihood that RT program cards would be accepted as official federal identific

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