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Can ID-Scanning Machines Ease Lines at Airport Security?

2 years agoNews : NewsFeed

The Transportation Security Administration is slowly testing a system that will check boarding passes and IDs by machine, instead of relying on an officer’s visual check before you enter the security line. The system is being slowly unveiled, with Washington-Dulles International Airport becoming the first guinea pig last week. George Bush Intercontinental in Houston starts [...]
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TSA Testing Screening Machines So You Don't Have To Deal With Agents

Lifestyle / Shopping : The Consumerist (2 years ago)

Who needs a person with a pen and a black light to say a boarding pass and identification passes muster? The Transportation Security Administration is testing a system that would screen those materials with a machine, instead of a v... Read Post

Can TSA's scanning machines give you cancer? New fears after claim government is covering up 'clusters' of disease among airport workers - 28th June

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Claims that the government is covering up 'clusters' of cancer among Transport Security Administration workers have sparked fears the agency's airport scanning machines could pose a risk to travellers. The Electronic Privacy Informa... Read Post

Woman Breezed Past Airport Security & Onto Plane With Wrong Boarding Pass

United States / New York : Gothamist (yesterday)

A woman from Long Island was able to board a LaGuardia-bound flight at an Atlanta airport with a different passenger's boarding pass last month, proving that all the naked X-ray machines in the world can't stand a chance against the... Read Post


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