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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. I would hope that if TSA invokes the laptop (and possibly camera) ban, that some government agency mandates that the airline is fully responsible for damage or theft of that computer while it is in their care – above and beyond the meager monetary limits for checked baggage currently in place. If forced to check my computer or cameras, the airlines should be fully responsible.

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