December 20, 2006 | By Derek Slater

Help EFF Investigate Invasive Travel Screening Program

For several years, the Department of Homeland Security has been treating innocent travelers like suspected terrorists by using the Automated Targeting System (ATS) to assign them "risk assessment" scores. This invasive data-mining program was only recently revealed to the public, and EFF is attempting to document the system's effect on law-abiding individuals.

If you have experienced difficulties when entering or leaving the United States, we'd like to hear from you. We are particularly interested in hearing from folks who have had repeated problems, or have been told by government agents that they are on a "list" or that there is some unexplained "problem" that needs to be resolved. Please share your story with us by writing travel@eff.org and providing as much detail as possible. We will treat all responses confidentially and may contact you to follow-up.


Deeplinks Topics

Stay in Touch

NSA Spying

EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

Follow EFF

Congress is considering stripping away crucial online privacy protections. Tell them not to. https://act.eff.org/action/te...

Feb 23 @ 4:21pm

Strong leadership by @Jasoninthehouse & @RepCummings in calling for warrants for cell-site simulators. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks...

Feb 23 @ 3:04pm

Looking for ways to protect your privacy and security online? Start here. https://ssd.eff.org/en/playli...

Feb 23 @ 2:42pm
JavaScript license information