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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    Anonymous Coward, 25 Mar 2008 @ 2:08am

    Re: We'd All Be Dead

    Were these the Illinois Nazis from the Blues Brothers movie?
    Seriously, though, there will need be an airline ofering these special "super-safe" flights, where the extremely paranoid will be happy to fly shackelled, drugged and/or strapped down, if this inventor is ever going to make any money.

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