Complaints About Changed Pat-Downs at Airports

November 19, 2010

As previous reported on our blog, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has changed the way it manually searches passengers. In the three weeks since the TSA began more aggressive pat-downs of passengers at airport security checkpoints, traveler complaints have poured in. As reported in today’s NY Times, some offer graphic accounts of genital contact, others…

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Airport Pat-Downs Get More Personal

November 1, 2010

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is changing the way it manually searches passengers. Starting on October 29, 2010, the manual search will involve a slide of the hand compared to the pat down. TSA agents will use the front of their hands in searches, and the new process will include an agent running his or…

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