Logging into apps on the new Apple TV currently involves entering a password with an onscreen keyboard, a process that makes the TSA look organized and efficient. It’s Apple’s screwup, but Facebook might have just come to the rescue. Read more...
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The DHS is testing the new system as a more efficient upgrade to old security technology.
The Transportation Security Administration is testing new security checkpoints: Qylatron is a five-cell set of lockers that should make the screening process more efficient
Carrying this EDC card is like slinging around a handheld toolbox wherever you go. Its minimal design is small enough to fit in your wallet’s billfold, and it’s TSA -compliant so you’ll never leave it behind. It’s got hex wrenches, metric...Show More Summary
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As millions of Americans pack their bags, package their gels and liquids into 3-oz. containers, and take off their shoes in preparation for holiday travel, transgender travelers will once again brace for encounters with Transportation...Show More Summary
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Faster lines, less racial profiling. Sign us up. The Transportation Security Administration's conveyor system looks so efficient on paper—like some assembly line designed by Henry Ford—until you elbowing for the last of the plastic trays behind someone who left a water bottle in their bag and holds up the whole line. Read Full Story
Now that Thanksgiving is right around the corner, Americans are girding themselves to visit family and friends. For some, this will mean getting screened by the Transportation Security Agency (TSA). Just in time for this, check out Curtis K. Chan and Michel Anteby‘s forthcoming ASQ article “Task Segregation as a Mechanism for Within-Job Inequality: Women […]
A 5-year-old’s Buzz Lightyear toy was confiscated and thrown away by TSA agents at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport because they said it posed a security risk. Now, the boy’s father is speaking out and he says that the...Show More Summary
Five Years Ago This week in 2010, we really saw things heat up around the TSA and its newly-introduced "backscatter" scanners and "enhanced" patdowns. One man was threatened with a lawsuit by the agency for refusing to be groped, while a woman who shared a similar story on the radio was nitpicked and accused of lying in a TSA blog post. Show More Summary
Current TSA standards allow airport passengers to use their Costco membership cards at security checkpoints. Yet, concealed handgun licenses are...
A boy’s Buzz Lightyear toy was confiscated, and the story is now making national headlines. A man and his son were returning home after a visit to the happiest place on earth in Orlando, but the trip to Disney World did not end on a happy note, according to CBS Miami. Show More Summary
BUT GUN PERMITS HAVE GUN COOTIES: House Republicans Introduce Bill to Ensure TSA Accepts Gun Permits as IDs.
A Buzz Lightyear toy was confiscated from a 5-year-old boy who was traveling with his family. The Zilka family was on a family vacation, traveling from Pennsylvania to Florida to visit Disney World. The 5-year-old boy, Levi Zilka, was given a Buzz Lightyear toy that was bought for him by his uncle while they were... Show More Summary
[guest post by JVW] I took a quick check in the Patterico’s Pontifications archives and I don’t think we discussed this story when it broke back in June. As a follow-up to the story that Patterico reported on concerning TSA agents enjoying a pathetic 5% success rate in detecting weapons and bombs, a week later […]
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When 5-year-old Levi Zilka went through security at Ft. Lauderdale International Airport with his new Disney World souvenir in tow, he sure didn’t expect TSA to confiscate and throw out his toy. Local news station KEYE-TV reported that...Show More Summary
After ISIS downed a Russian airliner and carried out multiple attacks on Paris over the past four weeks, the conversation about national security...