New York-based CLEAR, has iris and fingerprint scanning kiosks at TWELVE airports with more to follow! They verify travelers’ identities through fingerprint and iris scans which are integrated into the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) existing Pre-Check system.
CLEAR iris scanner:
Irony: Earlier this month I reported how the TSA/DHS thinks terrorists own & operate mall kiosks.
Why would the govt target mall kiosks you ask? Hint: they’re a billion dollar business. Terrorists running kiosks you say? What does that make CLEAR? It seems to me the real terrorists are corporations and govt profiting from the never-ending war on terror!
The TSA ‘Pre-Check’system recently let an ex-terrorist breezed through security.
“Convicted domestic terrorist Sara Jane Olson, 68, of St. Paul, was allowed to go through TSA’s expedited security screening known as TSA Pre Check last year, despite her criminal background. And when a TSA Agent at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport recognized Olson, and alerted a supervisor, his concerns were ignored. ”
“The Inspector General makes two recommendations in the report. The first is heavily redacted and reads: “We recommend that the TSA Chief Risk Officer: Discontinue _____ Secure Flight program _______________.” TSA disagreed with that recommendation. The Inspector General said in considered TSA’s action “non-responsive to the intent of the recommendation which remains open and unresolved.” It appears from the exchange that TSA considered Olson a low risk, and therefore acceptable for TSA Pre Check.”
Warnings about the TSA’s ‘Pre-Check’ system go back to 2012.
A look at the ‘Pre-Check’ system claims over ONE MILLION people have registered! Allowing a private corporation and the TSA/DHS to scan your Iris & fingerprints is beyond imagination!
The company said it is certified as a “Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology” by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and has already been used 2 million times by travelers in airports across the country, from New York to Colorado and California.
“We are thrilled to bring CLEAR to BWI, one of the nation’s fastest-growing airports and one our CLEAR members have requested be added to our network,” said CLEAR CEO Caryn Seidman Becker. “Increasing our east coast presence and joining the DC Metro Area is a 2015 priority for us and we are thrilled to be accomplishing this in partnership with BWI.”
Of course they’re thrilled! CLEAR & DHS’s shareholders must be doing cartwheels and law enforcement must be throwing block parties at the prospect of having over One MILLION+ Americans hand over their biometrics freely.
Those interested in joining CLEAR’s membership program can apply online or at BWI’s A, B and D concourses for a fee of less than $15 a month, which also includes discounts to other services such as Hertz car rentals. The company also offers “preferred rates” for military personnel and corporations.
Giving discounts to corporations, is a no-brainer they’re the ones behind our Police State!
Incredible! You have to pay a private company and the TSA $15.00 a month to let them use your biometric info. and as an added bonus they’ll give you a discount on Hertz car rentals!
What do you not want for Valentines day or any other day? A DAMN CLEAR gift card for $49.00! It’s come to this, biometric companies have the audacity to offer gift cards to your loved ones! Send them to everyone in congress, see if they’ll scan their iris and fingerprints.
I say BOYCOTT Hertz now, and fight for our rights. Things have gone so incredibly off the reservation we have to stop this!
Article first appeared at massprivatei.blogspot.com