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Piercing port security easy as hitching a ride

Ever since terrorists toppled the World Trade Center towers, U.S. seaports have been preparing for an attack. Fences are up, cameras and lights are on and a national computer system is crunching data on all cargo coming into the U.S. on ships. But ports appear to have left at least one gaping hole in their security — a hole so big you could ride a truck through. We did, several times. Simply by riding along with truck drivers coming to drop off and pick up cargo, this reporter easily penetrated the security of ports in Los Angeles-Long Beach and Seattle, two of the nation’s largest port complexes. Full Story

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