by Mike Masnick
Thu, Jul 1st 2010 10:01am
Apparently ten people who claim that they're on the official US government "No Fly" list have sued the US government, claiming that it's illegal to be on such a list where there's no way for them to confront their accusers or get themselves off of the list. Some of the people in the lawsuit are US citizens and military veterans. There's a great quote about how these people are "too scary to fly but not scary enough to arrest." It does seem like a valid question, but legally I doubt the case will go anywhere. The government will claim national security, and that will basically be that.
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