$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. Just curious, don't baggage x-rays color items differently based on the material of the item?
     
  2. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    We're negotiating the reward before we turn him in. :D
     
  3. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    It would be based on the density, or if it detected the boundary between two objects, the software could color the two objects differently.

    If nothing is reflected back, it would have no clue as to why. It would be as clueless as Nappy.
     
  4. N965VJ

    N965VJ Original Member

    Poor Curtis Burns; he tries so hard to make himself look hip and trendy that it just makes him look like a bigger square than he really is. :p
     
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  5. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    "I sent off for a little book, learned how to speak 'hep' talk ...." Fugs, Golden Filth / Live at Fillmore East
     
  6. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Latest Google News hits ...

    Gizmodo: The TSA Doesn’t Deny That It’s Really Easy to Fool TSA Naked Body Scanners

    Macedonian Int'l News Agency: Major Flaws Uncovered in TSA's Nude Scanners
     
  7. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

  8. I also thought his protest that the scanners have caught drugs in "tiny baggies" was very quaint.
     
  9. N965VJ

    N965VJ Original Member

    This article on Gizmodo.com is 'sploding on Twitter right now. They rip apart Curtis Burns' post on the TSA Blog piece by piece.

    EDIT: Whoops, Mike beat me to it!
     
  10. KrazyKat

    KrazyKat Original Member

  11. KrazyKat

    KrazyKat Original Member

    Hilarious:
     
  12. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    313,427 views on YouTube, I'm betting it will hit at least half a million by midnight.
     
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  13. KrazyKat

    KrazyKat Original Member

    LOVE IT!
    Extra penalties for taunting.
     
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  14. Doober

    Doober Original Member

    Speaking of the Boob, in his post he wrote:

    There are only 600 scanners in place? And the TSA isn't going to install any in 2013? Seems to me they are far from their goal of one scanner at each lane in almost every airport. (I still can't get over the fact that Akron-Canton has them - what a freaking waste of money!)

    I wonder when the Lincoln, NE, airport will get such a toy......
     
  15. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Sewing Kit 2, Scanners 0

    :D
     
  16. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Major big-time backatchya ...

    Wired / ThreatLevel: TSA Pooh-Poohs Video Purporting to Defeat Airport Body Scanners

    Wired / ThreatLevel is one of the blogs contractually monitored by a DHS vendor for, among other things, negative opinions of DHS, so this is right back in their faces. :D
     
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  17. KrazyKat

    KrazyKat Original Member

    So transparently obvious. Perhaps left and right can agree on squandering a tad less dinero?
    The clock ticks for the MSM, partners in crime? Thanks for your column at Kos, and link to The Atlantic.
     
  18. Fisher1949

    Fisher1949 Original Member Coach

    The Gizmodo piece is hilarious. Clearly the writer has heard the BB doublespeak before and translated it effortlessly.
     
  19. nachtnebel

    nachtnebel Original Member

    Jon's gonna get a cell right next to Julian's for this one. This story is TAKING OFF BIGTIME
     
  20. RB

    RB Founding Member

    Look for a two pose screening proving Jon's analysis. If it is backscatter that would make it even more important to Opt Out.
     

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