Flying Security: Shackle All Passengers With Tazer-Like Bracelets

from the coffee,-tea-or-bzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzt dept

And we were just talking about how the expected boom in air travel security technology never materialized, and along comes Bruce Schneier to point out a patent on a bracelet that passengers would be forced to wear, which could provide a debilitating shock at the decision of a crew member. And, yes, there's a company trying to commercialize this idea. I'm sure absolutely nothing might go wrong by strapping up all passengers with a potentially debilitating shock. Nothing at all...

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    zcat, 21 Mar 2008 @ 3:09pm

    FFS just tranquelize them

    I don't know why they haven't gone ahead with this already. Drug all the passengers and stack them up like luggage. No more terrorist threat, and you save on seating costs, inflight entertainment, meals, drinks, toilet queues.. You don't even need a cabin crew, just let the regular baggage handlers stack the passengers too..

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