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Let’s hope that the result is that the scanners are focussed on those who fit the profile and not the entire A380. As Viking01 says, the cash ticket purchaser of a one way ticket to the USA from Nigeria having recently visited Yemen and without luggage is possibly more likely to have murderous intent than a family of five en route to Disneyland. And, once someone had been denied boarding on the grounds that they were acting suspiciously, it would be a good idea not to let him get on the same flight the following day without question- which is what happened with the shoebomber in Paris.

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