Stupid security measures, a contest

Stefan Kelm kelm at
Fri Feb 14 07:33:26 EST 2003

I'll never forget the first time I checked in at SFO International, back 
in 1996. They were rebuilding the whole place such that the security 
gates had been placed in the middle of a large room. Of course, one had 
to pass through these gates but, as is customary, you were not supposed 
to take bags through the checkpoint. What happened was that I gave my bag 
to one of those officers, then went through the gate, then was given back 
my bag which was not being checked at all...  


Dipl.-Inform. Stefan Kelm
Security Consultant

Secorvo Security Consulting GmbH
Albert-Nestler-Strasse 9, D-76131 Karlsruhe

Tel. +49 721 6105-461, Fax +49 721 6105-455
E-Mail kelm at,
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