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Frequent Flyers Trade Privacy for Speed

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Frequent Flyers Trade Privacy for Speed

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Frequent Flyers Trade Privacy for Speed

Frequent Flyers Trade Privacy for Speed

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Frequent flyers help the Transportation Security Administration test a program designed to speed up security screening. The "Registered Traveler" program allows flyers to bypass regular security lines in exchange for allowing increased scrutiny of their backgrounds and electronic scans of their fingerprints and irises. Mark Zdechlik of Minnesota Public Radio reports.