Archive for December 5th, 2010

Schumer wants to outlaw images body scanners aren’t supposed to be able to store in the first place

December 5, 2010

If the scanners cannot store the images, as we’ve been repeatedly told, there is no danger of an images leaking out unless someone photographs a video screen with their cellphone. And even then, the images are supposed to have been doctored so that nothing offensive appears to the TSA screener.

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Mom outraged over pat-down investigation

December 5, 2010

The mother of a young girl who had a full body search in public view at the Sudbury [Canada] airport has accused investigators of sweeping the matter under the rug.

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TSA Policing Media’s Use of Scanner Images

December 5, 2010

It turns out the TSA doesn’t like the image of body scans we used with our piece last week about how the scanners do not bombard people with an unhealthy dose of radiation.

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DIY: Make Your Own TSA Body Scanner

December 5, 2010

Somebody figured out how to cobble together a centimeter wave scanner using a hacked set of feed horns to create the image.

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NFL commercial makes joke of TSA selective screening; elitism

December 5, 2010

The message being pressed upon the viewer is that there are two classes of people– those elite with power (able to bypass TSA screening, just like certain members of Congress) and the rest of us without power who are helpless subjects to the new police state being formed around us.

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Another lawsuit filed over TSA screening

December 5, 2010

A Colorado attorney has asked a federal judge to order the Transportation Security Administration to abandon its airport screening procedures for United States citizens.

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Man Wears Speedos for Sky Harbor Security

December 5, 2010

The video shows Mike Mueller, who apparently walked through Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix in his Speedos. On his back was written “I Heart TSA.”

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