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Nov 25, 19, 2:33 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 8,179
Posted By studentff

In retaliation for Roger Vanderklok asking to...

In retaliation for Roger Vanderklok asking to file a complaint against TSA, screeners fabricated a story about him making a threat and got police to jail him overnight.

In retaliation for asking...
Oct 22, 19, 2:56 pm
Replies: 236
Views: 38,068
Posted By studentff

DHS/TSA has a history of not wanting its dirty...

DHS/TSA has a history of not wanting its dirty laundry aired in open court and of settling or otherwise dismissing cases that risk such airings.

I imagine a trial, or even hearings, for this...
Oct 10, 19, 2:19 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,829
Posted By studentff

We must not forget that it was the reporter's (or...

We must not forget that it was the reporter's (or maybe the editor's) choice to include this quote. And this type of quote seems to occur in most if not all articles about TSA shenanigans. Imagine...
Sep 9, 19, 11:00 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,231
Posted By studentff

Unfortunately likely true. It's a mentality...

Unfortunately likely true. It's a mentality thing.

I think it would make a difference to TSA leadership and the public if there were an incident at a single airport that *forced* them to allow a...
Aug 27, 19, 3:42 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 8,472
Posted By studentff

Why should we not be having the conversation...

Why should we not be having the conversation about it going to trial? I'm curious, because you're new, and maybe you have a different reason than the one's I'm imagining you have based on your...
Jun 17, 19, 10:26 am
Replies: 380
Views: 41,159
Posted By studentff

Also true here at least. But a lot of W-2s,...

Also true here at least. But a lot of W-2s, 1099s, and pay stubs no longer print the complete SSN "for security purposes," in which case they do not work as proof of SSN. A lot of people who aren't...
Jun 9, 19, 10:20 am
Replies: 62
Views: 8,472
Posted By studentff

I hope she insists on a jury trial so that TSA is...

I hope she insists on a jury trial so that TSA is forced to describe details (or blatantly lie) in open court.

There are way too many cases over the years of individuals claiming they were...
Apr 9, 19, 4:22 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,604
Posted By studentff

This is the first published incident I recall...

This is the first published incident I recall where a US citizen actually stood his ground and refused to unlock the device in spite of the threats (and the case isn't otherwise polluted by the...
Mar 13, 19, 2:43 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,489
Posted By studentff

At a minimum, clearly defining that a...

At a minimum, clearly defining that a facial-recognition hit is not reasonable suspicion, and certainly not probable cause, of any criminal activity. And that facial recognition by itself will not be...
Feb 1, 19, 9:50 am
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By studentff

DJI limits their drones to 500m unless they are...

DJI limits their drones to 500m unless they are hacked. I have no idea how complex the hack to remove the limit is. Other manufacturers are similar I believe.



"Taking over" an aircraft in...
Feb 1, 19, 9:25 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,392
Posted By studentff

IMO people generally fall into one of two...

IMO people generally fall into one of two categories.

The first wants a set of specific, well-defined rules. Generally this type is fine with those rules being enforced. The second type wants a...
Jan 30, 19, 1:28 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By studentff

A drone at 3,500 feet doesn't sound like some...

A drone at 3,500 feet doesn't sound like some hobbyist or prankster or anyone with a standard consumer-level drone. I wonder if there is more to this story.
Jan 24, 19, 2:18 pm
Replies: 280
Views: 16,469
Posted By studentff

In the event of a serious disruption to air...

In the event of a serious disruption to air travel resulting from a months-long shutdown, I wonder if the airlines/airports could in a matter of days or weeks cobble together a private replacement...
Jan 15, 19, 10:38 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,163
Posted By studentff

The passport card is an inexpensive solution to...

The passport card is an inexpensive solution to this problem.



I don't know if this is still the case, but in the past TSA was known to copy address information off of DLs into their "incident...
Nov 29, 18, 4:45 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,091
Posted By studentff

Yes, and this is possibly the biggest problem...

Yes, and this is possibly the biggest problem with TSA.

After Pan Am 103, we did not ban electronic radio/cassette players
After the successful and lethal test (liquid-based) bomb in the Bojinka...
Nov 13, 18, 6:48 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 6,188
Posted By studentff

But I still think the default answer to the...

But I still think the default answer to the blacklist check is "ok to pass." The distinction to me is blacklist vs whitelist. In other words, they deny travel if you match the blacklist but by...
Nov 8, 18, 10:09 am
Replies: 76
Views: 6,188
Posted By studentff

I honestly wonder if the people who architected...

I honestly wonder if the people who architected DHS/TSA went over to the former East Germany (or USSR) to study the archives and literature on how to implement internal passports, travel permissions,...
Nov 1, 18, 1:51 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,209
Posted By studentff

(emphasis mine) "A passenger" or "all...

(emphasis mine)

"A passenger" or "all passengers with iphones" or "all passengers."

LEOs in a hurry seem to like to paint suspicion with a broad brush and ignore inconveniences like...
Oct 31, 18, 2:38 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 6,188
Posted By studentff

Indeed, and it's interesting that the 88%...

Indeed, and it's interesting that the 88% screening failure rate by TSA as reported by the surveyed passengers is rate is remarkably similar to the screening failure rate reported by TSA's own "red...
Sep 24, 18, 1:29 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,791
Posted By studentff

[/LEFT] For those who don't...

[/LEFT]





For those who don't understand the concern, read about Brandon Mayfield. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brandon_Mayfield) He was an American arrested and held essentially...
Sep 4, 18, 4:07 pm
Replies: 1,009
Views: 103,266
Posted By studentff

I'm sure you've heard this before, but this sort...

I'm sure you've heard this before, but this sort of hair-splitting is maddening to traveling citizens who actually experience front-of-hand genital contact, repeated "incidental" back of hand genital...
Aug 29, 18, 12:00 pm
Replies: 1,009
Views: 103,266
Posted By studentff

From:...

From: https://www.lewrockwell.com/lrc-blog/my-daughter-molested-me-nearly-arrested/ (bolding mine)



As a matter of process, this family was traveling with a 10 year old child. Shouldn't both...
Aug 1, 18, 8:38 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 11,156
Posted By studentff

My memory is that planes with under 20 seats can...

My memory is that planes with under 20 seats can already skip TSA. An airline started Portland-Seattle service a while back largely on the business model of avoiding TSA hassle; I don't know their...
Jun 19, 18, 4:07 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,497
Posted By studentff

2006: war on water. 2018: war on powder

TSA bans large amounts of powdered items from luggage - Taipei Times (http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2018/06/20/2003695178)


So, as is typical with TSA bans, they have created an...
May 16, 18, 10:47 am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,763
Posted By studentff

My understanding is that getting a gate pass from...

My understanding is that getting a gate pass from the airline requires a "valid" reason (unaccompanied minor, mobility-limited, or elderly escort to/from the gate) and requires waiting in line for a...
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