Federal groping-on-steroids is not making flying safer. TSA is a farce and a menace, and should be privatized.
In recent undercover tests of multiple airport security checkpoints by the Department of Homeland Security, inspectors said screeners, their equipment or their procedures failed more than half of the time, according to a source familiar with the clas
The Chicago Department of Aviation has fired the two security officers who were involved in an incident in which a passenger was dragged off a United Airlines flight.
Earlier this year, the LA Times reported: "TSA quietly launches new 'enhanced' pat-down procedure." The Times noted that TSA would not describe precisely how the new procedure is different from the old one: "TSA officials declined to detail the new u
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said Wednesday it will impose new stricter security rules requiring airline travelers to remove all electronic items larger than mobile phones like tablets, e-readers and video game consoles from
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), U.S. airlines and foreign airlines serving the United States carry about 900 million passengers per year systemwide on more than 9 million flights (dome
Creeping incrementalism, indeed! Biometric ID will be standard everywhere in the United States within 5 years, with the Feds providing data access to a range of private companies. There will be cameras everywhere, including body cams worn by police,
The organization that gets to commit second degree sexual assault against the public WITHOUT, probable cause, has new policies coming online. Additionally, the airlines continue their thuggish behavior with their PHYSICAL ABUSE of the flying the publ
Traveling this summer? There's some changes coming to airport security when flying to the United States you should know.
Just when you thought air travel couldn't get any more invasive, authoritarian and downright miserable, the Department of Homeland Security and two U.S. carriers are determined to prove you wrong.
Federal airport security officials have begun asking travelers to take books and food out of their carry-on luggage, prompting some fliers to complain about a further invasion of the limited privacy they have left at checkpoints.
Ever wanted to ride a flying drone? Well, if you've got the money, you might get the chance to by the end of the year.
In late March U.S. intelligence sources announced that terrorist organizations have found a novel and deadly way to smuggle explosives onto airplanes utilizing everyday laptops.
dhs homeland security theater Want to see something so utterly ridiculous, it simply must be an SNL sketch? Something so utterly idiotic that it can't possibly be the reality we're living in… and yet it is? Next time you fly, you might
LAWSUIT SEEKS TRANSPARENCY AS SEARCHES OF CELLPHONES AND LAPTOPS SKYROCKET AT BORDERS
from the seems-kind-of-important dept
The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States protects American citizens from "unreasonable searches and seizures" and requires "probable cause" to obtain a warrant for such searches.
The Transportation Safety Administration has announced that it is going to get even more aggressive with innocent passengers. They said we must give up our liberty for security, but the TSA is an enemy of both. What can we do to fight back?
Maybe eventually they really will just ban everything.
Despite insurmountable evidence that the TSA is incredibly ineffective, the federal agency has decided that "more rigorous" and "more involved" pat-downs will improve its performance. TSA officers have refused to specify if touching a passeng
The TSA reacts to a study that found weapons making it past security.
When NASA scientist Sidd Bikkannavar flew home after his most recent trip abroad, he immediately knew something was up.
In a case highlighting the infiltration of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) by transnational criminal organizations, twelve current and former TSA officers and airport staff were ...
Attorney Marc J. Victor Interviewed about Fort Lauderdale Airport shooting suspect Esteban Santiago
Last month I flew down to Austin to spend the weekend with the fine folks from Atomic Athlete for their Vanguard event.
This week, the FBI gained a powerful new mass surveillance capability: It can access every single one of the 500 million messages posted on Twitter each day.