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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    Matt, 21 Mar 2008 @ 2:36pm

    Re: Re: Tomorrows headline

    Don't forget that I'm sure they'll enforce this on people with pacemakers (FYI not only old people need them, I know someone in her 20's who has to have one).....as you never know what those terrorists could be planning.

    Cue murder lawsuit on that one in 5...4...3...bzzzzt.

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