After putting people through the TSA Screening process and the humiliating & insulting Groping procedures -- all planned to make us BEG for the Biometric 'CLEAR' ID CARD as the 'alternative' which they wanted us to Accept in the first place? If you recall, peoples' personal data was stolen and they had to shut down the program -- now they're back...I'm wondering about the Safety of the Iris Scans...as well as the possibility of Identity Theft...Interesting how these people operate...They offer us two choices and we always choose what Appears to be the Lesser of Two Evils...a "kinder, gentler" subjugation...The National ID Card...
Iris Scan & Fingerprints Substituted For TSA Screening
An opt-in program that charges airline passengers to bypass airport security lines is being resuscitated more than two years after its abrupt shutdown. The CLEAR program re-launched in Orlando last week, and is preparing to start up in Denver.
After submitting fingerprints and iris scans, members are issued a CLEARcard with these biometric data. Kiosks at participating airports then allow them to confirm their identity and “speed through security.”
Verified Identity Pass shut down the previous program suddenly in June 2009, leaving approximately 165,000 members without refunds. The new owners—Alclear, LLC—purchased CLEAR’s assets in bankruptcy reorganization, and are offering reinstatement to those who were left stranded. Under the current terms, membership will be renewed upon first use or when CLEAR begins operating in the member’s home market, whichever occurs first...