The Stupid Security Awards

BlairWatch brings news of the Privacy International contest for the Stupidest Security measure. “We are running an international competition to discover the world’s most pointless, intrusive, stupid and self-serving security measures.”

The color-coded security levels of Homeland Security here in the States should qualify for a special Lifetime Award, as they do nothing to protect people yet manage to scare lots of folks silly anyway (and are generally issued precisely when Dubya is doing badly in the polls, hmm.)