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The 404 716: Where we're thankful for enhanced pat-down searches (podcast)

It's the last day of the week for us! Mark Licea joins us today to fill in for the day before Thanksgiving. We hope all of your enjoy your new TSA-approved enhanced pat-downs when you're flying to see your loved ones. Justin isn't even leaving the city, but he's making daily trips to the airport to meet his special security officer.

By November 24, 2010

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Ep. 716: Where we're thankful for enhanced pat-down searches

It's the last day of the week for us! Mark Licea joins us today to fill in for the day before Thanksgiving. We hope all of your enjoy your new TSA-approved enhanced pat-downs when you're flying to see your loved ones... Justin isn't even leaving the city, and is making daily trips to the airport to meet his special security officer at the airport.

By November 24, 2010

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Your risks and rights with TSA's 'enhanced' screening (FAQ)

CNET has prepared a list of frequently asked questions, including who gets the "enhanced" pat downs and whether recording video at security checkpoints is permitted.

By November 24, 2010

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Senior Democrats rebuke TSA over screening rules

Two committee chairmen ask TSA to "reconsider" new screening procedures, but the agency refuses, saying they're necessary to detect "hidden and dangerous items."

By November 19, 2010

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Senator: TSA's whole-body scans are 'right thing'

Lieberman, who caucuses with Democrats, applauds TSA's new screening techniques, saying they're "necessary" and criticism is unfounded.

By November 16, 2010

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Backlash grows over TSA's 'naked strip searches'

But security agency tells CNET that it has "received minimal complaints" in response to widespread installation of full-body scanning machines at U.S. airports.

By November 11, 2010

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Senate Democrats back TSA 'virtual strip searches'

Senate hearing turns sharply partisan, with Democrats claiming that the TSA is doing "a terrific job" and a Republican saying, "I wouldn't want my wife to be touched" that way.

By November 17, 2010

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Transcript: Senate hearing on TSA, full-body scanners

Excerpts from today's hearing before the Senate Homeland Security committee, during which TSA Administrator John Pistole says new procedures are "there to protect you."

By November 16, 2010

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Blogger Bob--TSA's Internet mouthpiece (Q&A)

The U.S. government's most prominent and controversial spokesblogger answers questions from CNET about defending the Transportation Security Administration on the Internet.

By May 18, 2011

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Biochemist says 'naked' X-ray scanner may be unsafe

University of California professor says Obama administration claim that scanners are safe is based on "many misconceptions." He and his colleagues are preparing a response.

By November 11, 2010