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Posted By TamCaP

I saw a note somewhere that they were landing...

I saw a note somewhere that they were landing with a tail wind. Also on some videos you can see pax escaping on the port side of the aircraft going away from the tail, and at least a few using 1R...
May 26, 11, 11:21 am
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Posted By TamCaP

Based on the quick glimpse I got, the actual...

Based on the quick glimpse I got, the actual punishment is not THAT bad.

Fine of max. $300 and/or 90 days incarceration (most likely suspended).
I wounder if UA will pursue a civil lawsuit...
May 24, 11, 9:00 am
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Posted By TamCaP

I think that's more or less it. They will borrow...

I think that's more or less it. They will borrow the laptop for investigation for the next few months, keep you in a special room for an hour or so to soften you up, maybe try to get confrontational...
May 9, 11, 11:57 pm
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Posted By TamCaP

It seems the person was trying to open emergency...

It seems the person was trying to open emergency door, not cockpit door. BTW, based on the information available, I could wager a guess of some sort of mental instability... in that case he doesn't...
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Posted By TamCaP

In the last fight of the evening featuring...

In the last fight of the evening featuring Reinforced Cockpit Entrance aka "The Door" vs 2-Fists, surprisingly enough, 2-Fists lost in the first round. In the post-fight interview, when asked about...
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Posted By TamCaP

Jon, I never made such argument. I was just...

Jon, I never made such argument. I was just refuting your argument that you need to have a password of a minimum length (i.e. 128 or 256 bits) to use the full "power" of an encryption algorithm....
Apr 30, 11, 9:57 am
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Posted By TamCaP

Maybe I didn't make myself clear. I was relating...

Maybe I didn't make myself clear. I was relating to your statement that password has to be the length of a key (i.e. at least 256 bits) to benefit from the level of encryption provided - this is not...
Apr 28, 11, 1:39 pm
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Posted By TamCaP

[OT] Due to common use of password hashing, this...

[OT] Due to common use of password hashing, this is no longer correct. Most encryption systems you might come in contact with on a daily basis only use a hash of the password as the key. A longer...
Feb 2, 11, 12:24 am
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Posted By TamCaP

Yes, or actually double yes. According to...

Yes, or actually double yes. According to pmocek's earlier statements, when he retrieved the camera from the "unofficial locker" his things were placed in for the duration of his arrest, the pictures...
Dec 11, 10, 2:37 pm
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Posted By TamCaP

Backscatters are useless

Scientific article about backscatter technology (and it's shortcomings). Ouch, TSA, really... found first on slashdot.
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Posted By TamCaP

The former has been referenced here before, it's...

The former has been referenced here before, it's a SATIRE
Dec 7, 10, 10:56 am
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Posted By TamCaP

Threaten you with standard "Do you want to fly...

Threaten you with standard "Do you want to fly today"?
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Posted By TamCaP

If I remember correctly, on the new form it...

If I remember correctly, on the new form it states "including yourself"
Dec 5, 10, 1:13 pm
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Posted By TamCaP

For MANY airports & airlines, creating a fake...

For MANY airports & airlines, creating a fake on-line BP is a matter that could be handled by a reasonably skilled 15 year old...

And I will not even go into "borrowing" (read: stealing) an ID and...
Dec 3, 10, 10:52 am
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Posted By TamCaP

Greg Morton's "My junk"

If you haven't heard it yet... a very "TSA-minded" song that I heard today in the local radio. By Greg Morton (http://www.gregmorton.com/), a comedian.
Available (at least until 12/09) from the...
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Posted By TamCaP

Nah, you waive all your rights by agreeing to...

Nah, you waive all your rights by agreeing to this:

At least visa holders usually still have the right to appeal the CBP decision to the immigration court.
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Posted By TamCaP

IANAL and I didn't stay at Holiday Inn, but I am...

IANAL and I didn't stay at Holiday Inn, but I am pretty sure a CBP officer can deny entry to any visa holder pretty easily, claiming intent to immigrate, fraud, or what else.

I am also not sure...
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Posted By TamCaP

That's also my worry. TSA & CBP are brothers from...

That's also my worry. TSA & CBP are brothers from one mother, the DHS. If someone is REALLY troublesome ("don't touch my junk" level) to the TSA (and is a non-citizen), what are you willing to bet...
Dec 1, 10, 10:57 am
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Posted By TamCaP

Dear nosferatu2xlc, I have it from good...

Dear nosferatu2xlc,

I have it from good sources that almost anything produced in Poland before 1945 needs a special permit from the Ministry of Culture before being exported abroad.

If you want...
Nov 29, 10, 1:18 pm
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Posted By TamCaP

Of course IANAL is en force. Would you mind...

Of course IANAL is en force. Would you mind posting a reference to this? My International Officer has drilled into my head that passport is a requirement (I guess also because the I-94 is usually...
Nov 29, 10, 12:39 pm
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Posted By TamCaP

To fully answer OP's question: A foreigner in...

To fully answer OP's question:
A foreigner in the US is required to have a passport in their possession at all times. One advice given by employees / schools is to carry a copy of the passport bio...
Nov 28, 10, 4:29 pm
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Views: 925
Posted By TamCaP

I believe you are mistaken, unless I missed a...

I believe you are mistaken, unless I missed a huge rebuilding in the past few months.
Nov 18, 10, 7:30 pm
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Views: 2,600
Posted By TamCaP

But that's the whole point. Many people here...

But that's the whole point. Many people here (including me) believe that the probability of getting hurt in the next underwear bomber attack is so tiny, there is no need to go the extra mile in the...
Nov 18, 10, 6:08 pm
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Views: 7,601
Posted By TamCaP

So, how many 3.4 oz bottles are we allowed to...

So, how many 3.4 oz bottles are we allowed to have in our plastic transparent freedom bag?
Nov 18, 10, 5:00 pm
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Views: 7,601
Posted By TamCaP

But he did! The SOP. As soon as I get my copy, I...

But he did! The SOP. As soon as I get my copy, I will forward it to you too! :rolleyes:
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