Who will rid us of this troublesome state?

US wants to extend its control over Canadian airspace. It seems no where is safe.

New rules require British Airways and other airlines flying to certain airports outside America to submit passengers’ personal data to US authorities. The information is checked against a “No Fly” list containing tens of thousands of names. Even if the flight plan steers well clear of US territory, travellers whom the Americans regard as suspicious will be denied boarding.

Planning a trip to Canada or the Caribbean? US Immigration may have other ideas… – News & Advice – Travel – The Independent

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US government orders UK carriers to extend no-fly list Brits travelling to non-US destinations, even on flights that don’t pass through US airspace – Boing Boing

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