ACLU sues TSA over searches of electronic devices

The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Transportation Security Administration over its alleged practices of searching the

Zady Goes Very Much On The Beaten Path, With A Pop Up At LaGuardia

After launching in August, the conscious consumerism startup Zady is angling to boost its profile this gifting season by setting up camp in the beating heart of holiday foot traffic: the Delta termina

TSA’s New Instagram Account Highlights The Crazy Things People Try To Sneak On Planes

Seemingly tired of being chewed out by every third traveler to step through their scanners, the TSA is trying something new to connect with the people: Instagram. Over the last few days, the TSA ha

Don’t Put Down That iPad — 8,000 Mobile Devices Left At Top U.S. Airports

The flight is boarding and you are in a rush. You get on the plane. At 10,000 feet, you reach into your bag. Your laptop is not there. It happens all the time. In fact, according to a new survey,

TSA Blames High Radiation Scanner Machine Results On Flawed Testing Method

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/tsamachines.jpg" />It looks like the <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/tsa/">TSA</a> has found itself at <i>the center of another st

The Creditor Carbon Fiber Money Clip Knife Keeps Your Money Safe

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/creditor-clip-knife-620x390.jpg" />Designed by John Kubasek, the Creditor carbon fiber money clip knife can keep you and your money safe

DIY: Make Your Own TSA Scanner

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/screenshot-7.png" />Curious about exactly <em>how</em> the TSA manages to see you naked? Well, the actual technology is pretty high end (

TSA Opt-Out Day A Hilarious Non-Issue (But Were The Machines Turned Off To Prevent A Scene?)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/tsawiki.jpg" />Now that <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/wikileaks/">Wikileaks</a> has everyone in the US angrily jumping up and do

4th Amendment Wear: So The TSA Has Something To Read While Groping You

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/C-SCAN-T-SHIRT.gif" />Just the other day, we saw the boxer-briefs with built-in <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/11/22/tsa-proof-f

Napolitano: New Security Measures May Have To Be Introduced For Subways & Trains; Ron Paul Calls For Airline Boycott

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/tsasubway.jpg" />Janet Napolitano, the head of Homeland Security, says that increased security measures may have to expand beyond the nat

Lone TSA Twitter Account Fights Entire Internet

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/worstjob.jpg" />In case you're confused by <a href="http://www.twitter.com/tsagov">@tsagov</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/tsabloggerbob"

Common Sense Prevails: Pilots Now Exempt From Enhanced Security Pat-Downs

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/tsapilots.png" />Finally, some common sense when it comes to airline security. Pilots will henceforth be exempt from security screenings

Atom Bomb: Man With Tattoo Pulled Off Airplane Because One Person Thought He Looked Suspicious

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/atombomb.jpg" />It's pretty clear that we're now living in a society that's dominated by fear, not unlike Midgar in Final Fantasy VII or

Even Jesus Doesn't Want To Get a Pat-Down

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Screen-shot-2010-11-17-at-8.57.56-AM.jpg">Leave it to the Taiwanese news to really nail the <a HREF="http://crunchgear.com/search/TSA">TS

Napolitano: If You're Not Happy With Airport Security You Can Find Other Means Of Transportation

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/jt.jpg" />Janet Napolitano, the head of Homeland Security, said yesterday that she's “open” to possible airport security “adjustmen

Changes Coming? Homeland Security To Meet Transportation Industry Executives To Discuss New Security Measures

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/tsau.png" />It looks like the recent popular outrage against some of the <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/tsa/">TSA</a>’s new (an

More Airport Security Backlash: UK Security Minister Throws A Fit When Asked To Leave Behind Banned Item

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/ukukuk.jpg" />These <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/11/09/tsa-bans-ink-toner-cartridges-from-flights-next-on-the-ban-list-people/

Unions Question Safety Of Full-Body Scanners & Wisdom Of Invasive Pat-Down

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/tsatsa.png" />There’s more fallout as a result of some of the new, more aggressive security measures being taken at airports across the

TSA Bans Ink & Toner Cartridges From Flights. Next On The Ban List: People.

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/inkbank.jpg" />The Transportation Security Administration has <<i>banned</i> ink and toner cartridges of more than 16 ounces from both

TSA Full-Body Scanner Backlash Begins In Earnest

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/fbss.jpg" />Hmm, are people beginning to rebel against those full-body scanners? There was a story in the New York Times a few days ago a
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