Enabling ID Fraud #1

May 04, 2007 (Computerworld)
— The federal agency responsible for securing the nation's airports said today
that it can't find an external hard drive packed with the personal records of
about 100,000 current and former employees.

Authorities at the Transportation Security
Administration (TSA)
noticed the drive missing yesterday, but aren't
certain where it is. “It is unclear at this stage whether the device is
still within headquarters or was stolen,” the agency said.

Assuming that the drive was in fact stolen — it went missing from what was
called a “controlled area” at TSA
headquarters in Washington D.C. — officials have asked the FBI and the U.S. Secret Service to investigate.

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About IanPJ

Ian Parker-Joseph, former Leader of the Libertarian Party UK, who currently heads PDPS Internet Hosting and the Personal Deed Poll Services company, has been an IT industry professional for over 20 years, providing Business Consulting, Programme and Project Management, specialising in the recovery of Projects that have failed in a process driven world. Ian’s experience is not limited to the UK, and he has successfully delivered projects in the Middle East, Africa, US, Russia, Poland, France and Germany. Working within different cultures, Ian has occupied high profile roles within multi-nationals such as Nortel and Cable & Wireless. These experiences have given Ian an excellent insight into world events, and the way that they can shape our own national future. His extensive overseas experiences have made him all too aware of how the UK interacts with its near neighbours, its place in the Commonwealth, and how our nation fits into the wider world. He is determined to rebuild many of the friendships and commercial relationships with other nations that have been sadly neglected over the years, and would like to see greater energy and food security in these countries, for the benefit of all. Ian is a vocal advocate of small government, individual freedom, low taxation and a minimum of regulation. Ian believes deeply and passionately in freedom and independence in all areas of life, and is now bringing his professional experiences to bear in the world of politics.
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