"The strong suspicion of such groups as the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which is suing the government to try to learn more, is that the second list has been used to target political activists who challenge the government in entirely legal ways. The TSA acknowledged the existence of the list in response to a Freedom of Information Act request concerning two anti-war activists from San Francisco who were stopped and briefly detained at the airport last autumn and told they were on an FBI no-fly list."
Wednesday, August 6, 2003
US anti-war activists hit by secret airport ban
Posted By Allen at 9:54 AM
Fly right or don't fly at all is what the US Government is saying to people these days. According to this article in the Independent the TSA maintains a list of people who deserve "special scrutiny" when they fly. This isn't the no-fly list that we've all heard so much about. This one seems more political in nature. Here is a quote from the article: