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Auditors question TSA's use of and spending on technology

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The Transportation Security Administration spent about $30 million on devices that puffed air on travelers to "sniff" them out for explosives residue. Those machines ended up in warehouses, removed from airports, abandoned as impractical. The massive push to fix airport security in the United States after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, led to a gold rush in technology contracts for an industry that mushroomed almost overnight. Since it was founded in 2001, the TSA has spent roughly $14… (www.washingtonpost.com) More...

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zcolescott
If the lawmakers don't get them, the taxman surely will...
zcolescott
or Auditors as the case may be...
andros1
Gary Keller 0
forget the fancy screening devices, drug/explosive sniffing dogs are cheaper, just throw them a bone..they are happy...and they work !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
andros1
Gary Keller 0
forget the fancy screening devices, drug/explosive sniffing dogs are cheaper,they find what they are looking for, and they are cheaper, just throw them a bone.

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