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  • n. Security measures which are intended to, or do, provide a feeling or illusion of improved security, while doing little or nothing to actually improve security.

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  • Highly visible but ineffective anti-terrorism or other protection and precaution measures. (Double-Tongued Dictionary)

    May 18, 2008