Monday, November 22, 2010
Big Brother Watching: Even In The 'Friendly' Skies.
"I understand people’s frustrations, and what I’ve said to the TSA is that you have to constantly refine and measure whether what we’re doing is the only way to assure the American people’s safety. And you also have to think through are there other ways of doing it that are less intrusive."
"But at this point, TSA in consultation with counter terrorism experts have indicated to me that the procedures that they have been putting in place are the only ones right now that they consider to be effective against the kind of threat that we saw in the Christmas Day bombing."
Complaints about TSA searches have sparked a national 'Opt Out Day' where citizens are being asked not to allow body screenings, but rather consent to pat downs instead.
Related: When TSA Searches Go Wrong
Man Left In Urine After Being Searched
TSA Makes Woman Remove Her Prosthetic Breast [Video]
Don't Touch My Junk!