SBInet or Bust

In the next ten days, Boeing plans to once again test its virtual border system SBInet. According to the AP:

"Boeing personnel who briefed federal officials 'sounded real optimistic' about the fixes, said Brad Benson, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokesman in Washington. 'I have talked to Border Patrol personnel, and they weren't quite that optimistic.' "

Don't you just love the suspense? Will Boeing succeed? If they do, will all be forgiven? If Boeing fails, will they be fired?

I'll let you know.

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