Edward Hasbrouck is a travel expert, award-winning investigative journalist, author of travel how-to and consumer advice books, blogger, speaker, civil libertarian, and advocate for the rights of travelers.
Hasbrouck's background as a travel industry insider includes 15 years of work with airfares and airline reservation systems and software. Since 2006, he has been a consultant to the Identity Project (PapersPlease.org) on
travel-related human rights and civil liberties issues, as well as publishing his own newsletter and blog at Hasbrouck.org.
Hasbrouck has been quoted as an expert on surveillance and control of travelers on the front pages of the New York Times and the Washington Post and in other news outlets across the U.S. and around the world. He has testified before the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Transportation Security Administration, the Department of Homeland Security, state
legislatures, the Canadian Parliament, and the European Parliament.