A hero of mine gets the cold shoulder

Many of you who know me know that I am a great admirer of Bruce Schneier, a renowned cryptology and security expert who has been a thorn in the side of those who believe all security issues can be solved with big, expensive machines and the push of a button.  He is the inventor of the term “security theater”, or measures that are more effective at looking like you are doing something than actually doing anything to make you safer.  I have several of his books and I highly recommend them.  Anyway, recently Bruce was uninvited from testifying in front of Congress at the insistence of the TSA.  I imagine this has something to do with the fact that he is a very vocal critic of the TSA and many of their policies.

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