A federal district judge has ruled that four Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees may sue the government after it compromised their personal data. The TSA lost a hard drive containing personal and financial information on 100,000 employees.
A bill (H.R. 2431) introduced by Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) would make it a federal crime to use falsified travel documents. Under the measure, it would be illegal to produce, transfer, possess, or use false travel documents. The bill would also provide training for transportation security officers on the best methods to identify false documents.