TSA’s ‘Quiet Skies’ Program Raises Privacy Concerns | NBC Nightly News

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the program is called quiet Skies Federal Air Marshals follow me to 2/3 dozen Americans every day through airports and onto planes even sitting right next to them the marshals told to report back if the traveler change his clothes the restroom perspires excessively fidgets troubles or stairs uses a phone or computer passengers are selected for monitoring if they’re for and travel and other factors raise concern including criminal records curious Financial email or phone number is linked to Terror suspects among the passengers followed a businesswoman you have over 2 million people a day that currently traveling around the United States you’re looking for a threat that’s so small it’s less than a needle in the haystack nbcnews the primary purpose of this program is to ensure passengers and flight crew are protected during air travel we recently talked to TSA Chief David about the air marshal 4 passengers I think they should feel very safe and secure that we have a federal Air Marshal Service that does provide that employ security should be monitoring Travelers without a good reason for doing so can be swiftly ended Tom Costello NBC News Washington Channel subscribe button down here show highlight and digital exclusive thanks for watching
The surveillance program monitors some Americans if their foreign travel and other factors raise concerns, but they are never told they’ve been followed or that their activity has been documented.
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