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...

Filed Under: flying, security, terrorism, tsa


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    zeroJJ, 22 Mar 2008 @ 12:35am

    FUDDY video

    Even in their lame sales pitch of a video, they admit to the fatal flaw:
    "Technology is only as good as the people using it."

    Then they procede to tell us why we need to strap on technology so that somebody else can zap us.

    Really like the stock 9/11 scare footage. I'm sure there has to be a media reel somewhere with "play this at the beginning of your lame Homeland Security sales pitch"

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