News and notes from around the interweb:
- US immigration video has been hacked and this is a very significant breach because they’ve got your photo.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that photos of travelers had been compromised as part of a “malicious cyber-attack,” raising concerns over how federal officials’ expanding surveillance efforts could imperil Americans’ privacy.
It should come as no surprise then that airport face scans are a privacy trap.
- Lord of the (American Airlines Never) Flies.
This is the line to see an @AmericanAir support rep I’m dfw right now. It’s mayhem, lord of flies here. We’ve broken into tribes and elected leaders to war against each other.
Also, we ran out of diapers 6 hours ago. Send help. pic.twitter.com/nj21ZEXXXb
— Al Doan (@drbillnye) June 10, 2019
- I’m not even sure how to spin out the story of how someone’s black lace underwear wound up on the seat of a Virgin Atlantic Las Vegas flight.
— Rebecca Naish (@becs_rees) June 2, 2019
- United and American shopping portal bonuses
- Virgin Atlantic (49% owned by Delta, with stakes for Air France KLM and China Eastern) and Virgin Australia (with a Delta joint venture) are seeking their own joint venture between Australia and the UK.