Pilot Sues TSA For Overly Intrusive Searches

from the and-here-we-go dept

Before the don't touch my junk guy, there was Michael Roberts, the pilot who, back in October, refused both the naked backscatter scan and the intrusive groping pat-down, was not allowed to fly his plane, and was put on leave by his company (ExpressJet). He's now suing the TSA over the search process:
"People are messed up because they touch your crotch," pilot Michael Roberts said. "They touch your bottom, your breasts, I mean, everything.
That said, I haven't seen the actual legal filing, so I'm not sure if he has much of an actual case here. It will be interesting to follow either way.
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Filed Under: lawsuit, michael roberts, privacy, searches, tsa
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    corvettekenny, 19 Nov 2010 @ 3:45pm

    I as well won't fly until they are forced to back down. Business or pleasure. Good on this pilot for standing against the TSA's ridiculous regulations.

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