Big Sis Responds In Lawsuit To Suspend TSA Scanners

Posted by on January 5, 2011 at 6:41 pm

The DHS claims that the scanners are fully compliant with Constitutional requirements and that all other claims that the body imaging program is unlawful are “meritless”, “baseless” and “unfounded”.

Airport Scanner Blocking Underwear A Hit

Posted by on January 5, 2011 at 4:47 pm

A Kentucky attorney says his airport underwear line – designed to block private parts when air passengers go through full body scanners at security – has been such a hit he’s having trouble keeping up with demand.

TSA Status Site Tells Whether Your Airport Actually Uses Their Body Scanners

Posted by on January 3, 2011 at 9:37 pm

LifeHacker The Transportation Security Administration has installed the new “backscatter” screening machines in many airports, but a good number of them aren’t actually used yet. One helpful site is compiling reports on which airports are still using X-ray/metal detector combinations. Ari Ofsevit went through an “enhanced pat-down,” and reported on it, but came to notice […]

Security theater: C’ville native nets airport disorderly charge

Posted by on December 31, 2010 at 9:23 pm

After his arrest, Tobey was released in time to catch his flight. “When I went through security, they just waved me through,”

As frustration grows, airports consider ditching TSA

Posted by on December 31, 2010 at 10:54 am

Some of the nation’s biggest airports are responding to recent public outrage over security screening by weighing whether they should hire private firms such as Covenant to replace the Transportation Security Administration. Sixteen airports, including San Francisco and Kansas City International Airport, have made the switch since 2002. One Orlando airport has approved the change but needs to select a contractor, and several others are seriously considering it.

Man Strips to Underwear at RIC Security Checkpoint

Posted by on December 30, 2010 at 10:33 am

On Thursday afternoon, Richmond International Airport Police responded to an incident outside of Security Checkpoint B when a man reportedly stripped down to his underwear and socks.

Gulf Activists Harassed By TSA Agents Who Claim Filming Is Illegal

Posted by on December 29, 2010 at 3:22 pm

When the supervisor walked over to Matt and Heather, he informed Matt that it was a FEDERAL OFFENSE to film security in airports. When Heather and Matt challenged this, he grew increasingly angry. He continued repeating that it was a federal offense yet when he was questioned about the law he was unable to provide an answer.