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  • July 07, 2008 | 116 (# of comments)
    We’ve spent a lot of time talking about the evolution of the security checkpoint here during the past seven months. Some ideas like the Diamond Lanes and our screening of the MacBook Air have been tremendously well received while other topics like...
  • July 02, 2008 | 113 (# of comments)
    Okay, we continue to receive questions on the ID requirement. I will attempt to answer as many as possible below. It’s kind of a virtual chat. We’d love to be able to do a live chat and we’re exploring that technological possibility.There is also...
  • June 27, 2008 | 131 (# of comments)
     June 27th Update to ID Requirements:Now that the new ID requirement is almost one week old, we wanted to provide additional stats. Below are the latest numbers:Saturday, June 21-Wednesday, June 25:Total flyers: Approximately 10 millionFlyers...
  • June 23, 2008 | 185 (# of comments)
    UPDATE: We're aware of reports that someone was asked their political affiliation to verify their identity and it is being looked into. Here's a response given to us by Kip Hawley: "It's unequivocally not our policy to use political, religious, or...
  • June 11, 2008 | 163 (# of comments)
    Last week we announced on our Web site a plan to begin REQUIRING ID from travelers on June 21st. This plan includes enabling our officers to refuse entry into the area beyond the security checkpoint to anyone who does not cooperate with us to...
  • May 09, 2008 | 191 (# of comments)
    Here are the much requested, much anticipated, full body images of millimeter wave - both front and back, male and female just like so many of you asked for.These were provided to TSA by the manufacturer of the technology, L-3. We asked L-3 to blur...
  • May 05, 2008 | 146 (# of comments)
    As every passenger and visitor to this blog probably knows, hundreds of thousands of items are identified each year by our security officers that are prohibited from being carried onto an aircraft. Of course, occasionally, items get through, but...
  • May 02, 2008 | 107 (# of comments)
    Several bloggers have commented on our blog over the past few days on an incident that involved an officer showing up for work with an unloaded gun. We’ve read these comments and worked hard to get as much information as possible. After turning...
  • April 17, 2008 | 222 (# of comments)
    Since we posted information about Checkpoint Evolution and the expanded use of millimeter wave technology, we’ve noticed a number of comments from many of you questioning the use of this technology and the images it captures during the screening...
  • April 11, 2008 | 152 (# of comments)
    While screening 2 million people every day, you learn a thing or two. In addition to this on-the-job learning, we specifically sought out passenger feedback on how a checkpoint could be designed to make their lives a little easier. Easier processes...

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