Maker of Full-Body Scanners Loses Its TSA Contract to Humiliate…

You know your worst flying fear? No, not that thing about waking up from a nap to hear the pilot slurring over the intercom, "Hey, laaaydeeez and gentlesmen, it's the ol' captain speaking. Whew, okay, it's truth time — your captain just washed down a pair of quaaludes he's been carrying around since ‘72 with a little… » 1/19/13 1:30pm 1/19/13 1:30pm

David Sedaris On Airport Security And His Fake Butt

Last night, while promoting Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk—his collection of short animal tales—on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the author discussed his most recent book tour, which involves a lot of air travel, and his experiences with full body scanners. » 11/30/10 11:15am 11/30/10 11:15am

Do Full Body Scanners Break Child Porn Laws?

Though many Americans say they're comfortable with implementing full body scanners at airports, minors won't be scanned at Manchester Airport because the U.K. group Action for Rights of Children complained that the scanners create pornographic images of children. [Telegraph] » 1/05/10 10:00am 1/05/10 10:00am

"Who Gives A Flying You-Know-What If They See My Boob": Privacy After…

In the wake of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab's Christmas bombing attempt, most airline passengers seem receptive to full-body scans if the technology would keep them safe — but would it? » 12/31/09 9:30am 12/31/09 9:30am