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Is it time to bring wireless services to the US national parks?

The US National Park Service (NPS) is under growing pressure to provide WIFI and cellular services for park visitors, at least, in the developed areas of the national parks, roads, and trailheads. Ned Levi discusses the pros and cons of the NPS installing these services.
By |February 25th, 2013|Columns|21 Comments|

TSA makes positive use of intelligence, but clings to technological dependence

Ned Levi welcomes DHS' announcement it's dropping TSA's draconian security screening measures for passengers flying to the US, in favor of real-time, threat-based intelligence based screening, a hallmark of the Israeli security model, but laments TSA domestically still clings to technology to scan for banned items for primary screening, instead of looking for terrorists themselves.
By |April 5th, 2010|Columns|4 Comments|