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TSA official slipped white powder into fliers' bags

http://www.boingboing.net

You know how the TSA has all those signs saying you can be arrested for joking or "making remarks" about bombs? One law for them, another for us, apparently.

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Created by slayerboy 3 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 23 weeks ago
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Assume the position: TSA begins new nut-busting pat-downs

http://arstechnica.com

Yesterday, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) rolled out new nationwide rules for traveler pat-downs. Want to keep your genitalia private by avoiding the new backscatter security scanners? You can request a pat-down instead, but the TSA is intent on making sure you won't enjoy it. The new rules require agents to pay renewed attention to your crotch, and their hands won't stop until they meet testicular resistance. (No word on quite how far they'll go should you lack said testicles.)

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Created by Syock 3 years 24 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 24 weeks ago
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British Airways attacks U.S. airport security demands

http://edition.cnn.com

The chairman of British Airways has launched an attack on "completely redundant" airport checks and said the UK should stop "kowtowing" to US demands for increased security.

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Created by stuntmantdave 3 years 24 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 24 weeks ago
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Pilot to TSA: 'No Groping Me and No Naked Photos'

http://www.lewrockwell.com

In his own words, ExpressJet Airlines pilot Michael Roberts discusses his refusal to go through the AIT (full-body scanners) and enhanced "pat-downs" at Memphis International Airport.

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Created by assawyer 3 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 25 weeks ago
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Pilot refuses full-body scan, pat down

http://www.cnn.com

Michael Roberts, a pilot for ExpressJet Airlines, who refused to submit to a full-body scan or the alternative pat down going through airport security said the procedures violate his rights. Roberts says he has safety concerns, but called TSA a "make-work" program that doesn't make travel safer.

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Traveler Arrested For Bathroom Emergency On Delta Flight

http://consumerist.com

Joao Correa was on a Delta Airlines flight from Honduras to Atlanta last week when something bad happened down below, and he had to immediately use the bathroom. Unfortunately, there was a drink cart blocking his way and the flight attendants wouldn't let him by. When the plane landed, Correa was arrested and spent two days in jail.

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Created by rancemuhamitz 3 years 27 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 27 weeks ago
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TSA Campaign Targets Photographers in Hoodies

http://www.wired.com

“Don’t let our planes get into the wrong hands,” the poster reads beneath the picture, directing employees to report anything suspicious to law enforcement and airport managers.

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Created by THCPower 3 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 31 weeks ago
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An infuriating search at Philadelphia International Airport

http://www.philly.com

At what point does an airport search step over the line?

How about when they start going through your checks, and the police call your husband, suspicious you were clearing out the bank account?

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Created by stuntmantdave 3 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 34 weeks ago
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Outrage as 'naked scans' stored by police

http://www.news.com.au

Lawsuit filed to stop airport body scanners.
Police agencies caught out storing images.
Thousands of images "stored, recorded"

Read more: http://www.news.com.au/travel/news/naked-scanner-outrage-as-images-store...

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Created by Ben 3 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 35 weeks ago
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TSA scares and violates child's personal space

http://www.youtube.com

A TSA officer searches a scared 3 year old girl who is already pissed off because she had to put her teddy bear through the x-ray machine. I don't know what is worse: the fact that the mindless TSA employee actually tries to search a 3 year old or that the news reporter father lets it happen as he films and turns it into a story

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