U.S. Customs and Border Protection Searching Travelers’ Devices At An Alarming Rate According To Gov’t Watchdog

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Searching Travelers’ Devices At An Alarming Rate According To Gov’t Watchdog By Aaron Kesel U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are searching the electronic devices of travelers at an alarmingly increasing rate a new watchdog report has found, Associated Press reported. The government watchdog — the Office of the Inspector General for Homeland Security — found there were 29,000 devices searched at a port of entry out of 397 million travelers to the U.S. in the year 2017, up from 18,400 the year before from 390 million…

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TSA’s Roadmap for Airport Surveillance Moves in a Dangerous Direction

TSA’s Roadmap for Airport Surveillance Moves in a Dangerous Direction By India McKinney The Transportation Security Administration has set out an alarming vision of pervasive biometric surveillance at airports, which cuts against the right to privacy, the “right to travel,” and the right to anonymous association with others. The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which included language that we warned would provide implied Congressional endorsement to biometric screening of domestic travelers and U.S. citizens, became law in early October. The ink wasn’t even dry on that bill when the Transportation…

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TSA Testing Terahertz Devices To Replace Radiated Full Body Scanners

TSA Testing Terahertz Devices To Replace Radiated Full Body Scanners By Aaron Kesel After years of using full-body scanner devices that emit radiation, the TSA is testing a new technology dubbed terahertz to screen multiple airport passengers at the same time, from a distance of up to 25 feet away, LA Times reported. The technology, described as “passive terahertz” screening, is said to be “radiation-free,” according to Kevin Gramer, vice president of Thruvision Americas, the producer of the new invasive technology. “It’s 100% passive. There is no radiation coming out of…

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How The Government Uses Its Giant Facial Recognition Database

How The Government Uses Its Giant Facial Recognition Database By Simon Black, Sovereign Man In July 1996, flight TWA 800 exploded in mid-air, 12 minutes after taking off from JFK International Airport in New York. All 230 passengers on board were killed. It would be four years before an investigation concluded the likely cause of the explosion was a short circuit in the plane’s fuel tank. But at the time, President Clinton felt the overwhelming need to do something. People suspected terrorism. So Clinton issued new airport security rules. From then…

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TSA Announces “biometrics vision for all commercial aviation travelers”

TSA Announces “biometrics vision for all commercial aviation travelers” Activist Post Editor’s Note: As we’ve been covering for some time, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has a mandate that’s been 15 years in the making to integrate government databases for ID verification. The plan always has been to make this a requirement for passengers, and it has started rolling out in select areas. Furthermore, private companies have been enlisted to ensure that there is a “quick and easy roll out across U.S. airports,” according to Jim Peters, chief…

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TSA Facial Recognition Experiment Receives 85% Accuracy Rate

TSA Facial Recognition Experiment Receives 85% Accuracy Rate By Aaron Kesel The TSA is using facial recognition technology with a “biometric confirmation” rate of 85% for testing purposes at airports. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is expected to complete a 30-day test next month testing the use of facial recognition technology at Los Angeles International Airport, the LA Times reported. The DHS, (Department of Homeland Security) desires to use facial recognition technology to better track and record approximately 1 million foreign travelers who each year enter and exit the United States,…

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TSA Bosses Covered Up Internal Sexual Harassment; What Does That Mean For The Public Cases?

TSA Bosses Covered Up Internal Sexual Harassment; What Does That Mean For The Public Cases? By Aaron Kesel The Transportation Security Administration, the agency always fingered for groping allegations of passengers boarding airplanes, has reportedly had bad bosses for quite some time who covered up internal sexual harassment, fueling the culture. House Republican investigators alleged in a new report that officials covered up sexual harassment, including one senior official who sent sexually explicit messages to a female subordinate and then threatened to push out another coworker if he was reported…

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As Public Learns of TSA Surveillance Program Body Scanners Installed in L.A. Subway

As Public Learns of TSA Surveillance Program Body Scanners Installed in L.A. Subway By Derrick Broze The Transportation Security Administration is expanding their surveillance and search efforts beyond the airport. In late July, The Boston Globe exposed the Transportation Security Administration’s secret surveillance program known as “Quiet Skies”. According to documents obtained by The Boston Globe and interviews with air marshals, the program calls on officials to shadow travelers who do not pose a threat. The program claims to target individuals who are not on the No-Fly list and have…

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Federal Whistleblowers Expose TSA’s “Quiet Skies” Secret Surveillance Program for ALL Travelers

Federal Whistleblowers Expose TSA’s “Quiet Skies” Secret Surveillance Program for ALL Travelers By Nicholas West It appears that, once again, the government narrative that TSA surveillance and groping is needed to keep Americans safe from the terrorists “over there” is nothing but a justification to violate the rights of everyone. Thanks to a group of federal air marshals displaying good conscience, we are now learning about a new program that shows the full web of physical and digital surveillance that is being employed by the government to track people far…

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