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Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Airport Security Update: Please Do Not Remove Your Shoes At This Time

From Gizmodo:
"People get all worked up about taking off their shoes at the airport. When I get a chance to take off my shoes and relax, I always take it. Unfortunately, GE Security now has a device that scans shoes while they are on the person. Simply place your feet on the device, and a a few seconds later you are cleared to move onto the next security checkpoint: the cavity search. I tried one of these at an airport once — must have been an unwitting beta tester because I’ve never seen it again. And my foot developed this strange fungus soon after…"

Link: Device Scans Luggage, Shoes for Bombs


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