Changes to TSA Security Rules Overseas – Power Up!

by Beth Whitman (July 14th, 2014)

I’ve written quite a bit about TSA rules, the use of body scanners and the rights of airline passengers. It’s difficult enough to keep up with all the changes implemented by governmental agencies and airlines. But it’s no wonder this one slipped by me (and most of the media, apparently) because it was quietly announced […]

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TSA Agent Confession ~ More on TSA Body Scanners

by Beth Whitman (February 4th, 2014)

I’ve only ever walked through a TSA body scanner once. It was during a layover in an airport. I now can’t even remember which one. And it was only because after deplaning I was forced to go outside of the security zone and then back into another terminal to catch my connecting flight. The flight […]

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Backscatter Whole Body Scanners – Why Research Matters

by Beth Whitman (June 12th, 2012)

Call me paranoid. Call me a conspiracy theorist. Call me crazy. But I won’t walk through a backscatter scanner at airport security. I have 2 primary reasons for this: There hasn’t been enough research done to know what the long-term effects of these x-ray scanners might be. I’ve yet to fully understand how something that […]

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