Archive for August 25th, 2010

Amputees worry about airport security screening

August 25, 2010

USA Today Eileen Casey doesn’t want to travel by air anymore, because security personnel at some airports require her to be screened by an X-ray device for passengers with prosthetic limbs. Casey, a former competitive swimmer, says she lost her right leg from radiation treatments for a skin condition in the 1970s before the dangers […]

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TSA Test Markets More Agressive Frisking

August 25, 2010

The New American Front-of-hand frisking by police was once reserved for criminals caught in the act. But now the ACLU is questioning a new technique being tested at Boston Logan Airport. In an unbelievable move, the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) new policy is fueling the debate of privacy over safety with its aggressive palms first, […]

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4th Amendment Violating Mobile X-Ray Scanners Hit The Streets

August 25, 2010

American Science & Engineering reveals that “more than 500 backscatter x-ray scanners mounted in vans that can be driven past neighboring vehicles to see their contents” have been sold to government agencies.

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