Archive for January 19th, 2011

People’s Lawyer: The Gropes of Wrath

January 19, 2011

While the initial backlash against the use of full-body scanners in airports has faded, the decision by a Washington, D.C. federal judge in January to allow the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to refrain from releasing more than 2,000 scanned body images to a civil liberties group has brought the issue back into focus.

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TSA Pat-Down Changes Don’t Bring Huge Complaint Increase

January 19, 2011

Complaints about Transportation Security Administration screening shot higher in November, the first month airport security screeners started doing “enhanced pat-downs’’ on passengers, but the increase might not have been as big as you might have expected.

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