Blog Posts for January 2010
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January 27, 2010
What’s wrong with this picture? Put quite simply, it’s a fake. The picture (minus the black boxes) has been gaining popularity ever since it was used on several popular web pages and blogs.The TSA Office of Information Technology (OIT) was able to...
January 22, 2010
I read comments every now and then about how TSA officers at checkpoint and baggage locations can search the files on your laptop and can also confiscate your computer and copy your hard drive.This is not true. In fact, we blogged about it back in...
January 21, 2010
You have likely by now heard the story about a TSA employee who decided to play a joke on a passenger in Philadelphia. You can read the details of the passenger's unfortunate experience here .TSA views this employee’s behavior to be highly...
January 15, 2010
It’s inevitable that every several months or so, some cute kid gets their mug posted on a major news publication with a headline reading something like: “Does this look like a terrorist to you?” Anything involving kids or cats gets tons of mileage...
January 15, 2010
The Whitehouse has set up a webpage for the Haiti earthquake relief effort .The page is a great resource for information on news and updates, donations to the American Red Cross, ways you can help in the relief effort, getting information about...
January 13, 2010
It's being reported that the Advanced Imaging Technology (also known as body scanners) being used by TSA has the ability to store, print and export images.The truth is, the procurement specifications require these machines be capable of functioning...
January 08, 2010
Over the holidays, I was home with the family in southern Ohio watching the news of the incident on Christmas Day unfold amidst a surreal smattering of garland and wrapping paper. As you can imagine, I got lots of questions from friends and family (...