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Ministry of Propaganda - 08/April/2003: "Sorry, but you have the wrong name"

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Sorry, but you have the wrong name

Wired News reports about a "black list" of names used at American airports (via Techdirt). This list contains the names of suspected terrorists, which should not be allowed on planes. Unfortunately the list is not very precise so a lot of people are held up just because their name is the same or similar to one of the names on the list. Even if they are female and the suspected terrorist is male. Hm. Very useful.