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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

“Enhanced Patdown” at Airports Riles ACLU

“The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts is questioning the propriety of stepped-up security checkpoint procedures at airports in Boston and Las Vegas. The Boston Herald reports that Transportation Security Administration screeners at Logan International Airport are testing what one official called an ‘enhanced patdown.’ It lets screeners use a palms-forward, slide-down search procedure on passengers’ bodies.” (USA Today)

What next?

FEE Timely Classic
“Whole-Body Imaging: Intrusion Without Security” by Becky Akers