$1B of Nude Body Scanners Made Worthless By Blog — How Anyone Can Get Anything Past The TSAs NoSs

Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in the USA' started by Affection, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. RB

    RB Founding Member

    Wish I had Blogdad Boobies telephone number so I could call and wish him a happy day.:rolleyes:

    edit to add: wondering if happy hour will extend until tomorrow?
     
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  2. Somebody needs to reply to the first comment over there, it doesn't make any sense. I don't understand the scanners well enough to refute his claim about the scanners somehow taking a side shot while you're facing forward. :confused:
     
  3. jtodd

    jtodd Original Member

    That's one of my nicer letters. I've forgone niceties with them due to their inability to respond appropriately from the start. I almost get the feeling that my representatives are baboons playing bongos in their offices. Meanwhile they let their interns, who have no comprehension of the situation this country is in, nor have risked anything to support or defend this country, rubber stamp replies, sometimes not even pertaining to the subject at hand.
     
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  4. Doober

    Doober Original Member

    ^^

    In my correspondence to one of my reps re: Jon's video, I put in a sentence, all upper case, telling him to NOT send me his standard response as I've received it several times.
     
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  5. Affection

    Affection Original Member

    I just measured the volume of the container as exactly 50.0 mL, so 2.5x the minimum purported dangerous amount.

    --Jon
     
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  6. RB

    RB Founding Member

    We can already bring in multiple 100ml containers. Wish there was a way to test a larger target but you certainly can't do it. Will probably find yourself on the no fly list.
     
  7. Affection

    Affection Original Member

    I'm actually really tempted to try again next time I fly, which is soon, with a 250 mL flask.

    You can bring in multiple 100 mL containers, but they get screened... my 50 mL container did not (or should I say, did not get effectively screened, as I did "go through screening").

    --Jon
     
  8. RB

    RB Founding Member

    Jon, I would give it a pass. If TSA has the slightest chance to mess with you I have little doubt they will.

    Hire someone else to do it.
     
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  9. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    That sounds like it could hold a RATHER BIG BOOM, not a REALLY BIG BOOM, but definitely more threatening (especially undetected by all 20 layers) than something that merely goes BOOM.
     
  10. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Good writeup in Jaunted ...

    Jaunted: Blogger Totally Defeats TSA's Full-Body Scanners with a Simple Trick

    Now over one & a third million: 1,347,668 & counting!
     
  11. barbell

    barbell Coach Coach

    Anecdotal reports in the field indicate everyone is getting a post-scan grope.

    Keep up the good work TSA! You are your own worst enemy!
     
  12. RB

    RB Founding Member

    If true seems to support Jon's testing.
     
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  13. barbell

    barbell Coach Coach

    I'm not sure which comment you're referencing.

    Are you talking about TomRussell?

    He's just flat-out wrong. That's not even close to how this procedure works.

    Honestly, where do people get this stuff?

    Anyhoo, he's already been chastised twice about his blatantly incorrect information.
     
  14. barbell

    barbell Coach Coach

    Meaning, they can't see the sides as we've all said all along, and so now TSA's worthless machines are causing more hassle?
     
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  15. nachtnebel

    nachtnebel Original Member

    Sweeeeeeet!
     
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  16. barbell

    barbell Coach Coach

    And again, I'm going to bring up the obvious that the idiots at TSA can't comprehend.

    What does a grope prove? Nothing.

    We are told these machines are necessary to detect non-metallic threats, such as well, things that go BOOM!

    Which is why we can't use WTMD any more, which is why we have to be electronically strip searched to enter an airport.

    And yet, if an anomaly is detected, or better yet because of this video one isn't and now everyone also gets a rubbing, how do they know they might have an explosive? They don't. I've watched literally hundreds of post-scan gropes in the last year. They rub, they wish someone a "nice flight", and send them on their way. Nothing has ever been further examined following discovery from a post-scan grope. Ever from what I've seen. Even if someone was flagged for a groping, they'd still miss the apparent threat because they are too stupid to find it.
     
  17. jtodd

    jtodd Original Member

    I'm not religious, but I'm praying this is the TSA's response. Oh please let it be so!
     
  18. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    That would seem to indicate that Jon was right! :D
     
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  19. barbell

    barbell Coach Coach

    Except there are a lot of stupid people out there.

    Comments on his blog (and elsewhere) run along the lines of:

    "This couldn't have happened after they scan you front and back, you turn sideways to scan your profile!"

    Are people seriously this stupid?

    I imagine most of those people going through have no idea, and if they knew would think, "Whew! I sure am glad they're doing something to keep us safe!" Completely ignorant of the fact that TSA created the problem in the first place.
     
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  20. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

    Hmmm . . . Do you really want us to answer that?
     
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