New York Times: Automation Is Considered for Checking IDs in Airports

Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in the USA' started by Mike, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Another high-tech boondoggle for TSA -- over $100K per machine, plus site prep, training & operating expenses, all to do the airline's revenue protection work for them ...

    New York Times: Automation Is Considered for Checking IDs in Airports

     
  2. Fisher1949

    Fisher1949 Original Member Coach

    So what does the thug at the front of the entrance do after he no longer has to check ID?

    More time for thefts and assaults perhaps?
     
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  3. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

    Exactly.
     
  4. So they're spending millions on these gadgets, but they're leaving a number of airports scanner-free? The scanners are so crucial, but I can fly to and from a number of large airports without being scanned? And yet we need scanners in Ketchikan, for example?
     

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