The hype around tablets is deafening this year–but is it really the right time to buy one? It’s a good question (and a loaded one), so let’s get to the bottom of it.
Courts evaluating airport-screening technology tend to give great deference to the government’s national security interest in preventing terrorist attacks. But in this case, there’s a strong argument that the TSA’s measures violate the Fourth Amendment, which prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures.
The state of the art in terrorist explosives isn’t the bomb hidden in a shoe. It’s not peroxide-based liquid explosives spirited onboard aircraft in containers of 3 fluid ounces. And it’s not undershorts with a special packet of plastic explosive designed by al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula.