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» TSA screener: 2-book max on flights from Boing Boing
My pal Ross Mayfield was told by a TSA screener that effective April 14, American fliers are only allowed a maximum of two books on flights. En route from San Jose to Phoenix, I was told by a Transportation Security Agency (TSA) screener about a ban on... [Read More]

» I hope they were talking about the matches. from Missives from the Technocave
Here's some fun. Check out this bit from Ross Mayfield's blog. He was told that the limit on books you could carry on a plane was four now, and would be two later. Now, as mentioned in the comments, there might be some confusion as to how many boo... [Read More]

» Bub-Bye lighters, Bub-Bye...books? from Parking in Bitterman Circle
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» Weapons of Mass Education? from Autoblogiographie
Upon a screening at San Jose Airport Ross Mayfield was informed that in conjunction with the ban on lighters recently introducted by the TSA he wasn't allowed to have more than two books (for reading, not matchbooks) instead of the usual four in his c... [Read More]

» This is why... from Frozen Tundra Blog
...you always carry the number of the local ACLU in your pocket and don't hesitate to use it. Why don't they just hog-tie people to their seats and shove a television in front of their faces? Every time someone bans books (ergh, I can't believe I ... [Read More]

» TSA please hire literate screening agents with common sense from visit.freecia.com
At Boing Boing - TSA Screener: 2 book max on flights The basic gist of it is that some TSA screener thinks you can only bring two books onto a flight with you instead of four (we'll get to this... [Read More]

» TSA please hire literate screening agents with common sense from visit.freecia.com
At Boing Boing - TSA Screener: 2 book max on flights from original post The basic gist of it is that some TSA screener thinks you can only bring two books onto a flight with you instead of four (we'll... [Read More]

» TSA and Chickenshit from Blackblog
I hope this blogger just got picked by a yet another uniformed, government rat turd. Maybe this unnamed screener got picked on in school and has a grudge against everyone. [Read More]

» Government Thinks You Read Too Much from Plasticnoodle
Ross Mayfield's Weblog: Books Banned on Flights? via Boingboing. I'd discount this as paranoia, but these days, it's getting harder and harder to discount stuff like this. According to Ross Mayfield, he was told by a TSA employee that... [Read More]

» Failures of Airport Screening from Schneier on Security
According to the AP: Security at American airports is no better under federal control than it was before the Sept. 11 attacks, a congressman says two government reports will conclude. The Government Accountability Office, the investigative arm of Congr... [Read More]

» Arcane Allegories, Aggregated Amongst Annoyed Anarchists from 100 monkeys typing.
Mental Snack Food * The Agonist has a fairly frank and interesting interview with Tom Ridge. * Speaking of frank and interesting, boy... that Bolton's sure a people person. * In hindsight, Richard Reid should have hid his explosives in... [Read More]

» Silly TSA Regulation from Say Anything
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» Book bans on flights? from face2face
This could turn me, bookaholic that I am, into a less-frequent flier: Ross Mayfield reports that a TSA screener informed him not only about the ban on lighters, but also a ban on books:When he pulled a cigarette lighter out [Read More]

» Sicherheitstechnische Gründe from Lummaland - das Weblog
Mich nervt ja der Securitykrams in germanischen Flughäfen schon gewaltig, aber in den USA nimmt das Fliegen langsam skurile Formen an:

En route from San Jose to Phoeni... [Read More]

» links for 2005-04-20 from Musings of a Chicagoan
Ask MetaFilter: How do I get rid of a bees’ nest in the top of a tree? Some of the answers are absolute genius on this one, in terms of humor. You have to check it out. Heh. (tags:... [Read More]

» US Gov't bans reading on airplanes from BookBlog
An airport security guard doing the pull-aside on Socialtext CEO Ross Mayfield says that we're now restricted to two books... [Read More]

» You've got to be kidding me... from blog.ncircle.com
Anybody who knows me at all knows how many books I read. When I read Ross Mayfield's description of his recent airline screening where he was told you could only have 2 books on a plane at a time, I... [Read More]

» Paranoid, Chickenshit Bastards from Blackblog
September 11th, 2001 was a day I'll never forget as long as I live. I'll remember my horror as I sat in my cubicle at work watching the towers fall, the Pentagon burn and trying to reach some of my coworkers I knew were there in the E-Ring. I'll als [Read More]

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