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This Lady Made A DIY TSA-Like Body Scanner

This Lady Made A DIY TSA-Like Body Scanner

Jeri Ellsworth probably saw all the fun the TSA was having with their scanners and decided, ‘hey, maybe I can build my own’. And by hacking a satellite dish to act as her backscatter and centimeter wave scanner, she did.

Z Portal Strip Searches Cars at the Border, Is No Tunnel of Love

Z Portal Strip Searches Cars at the Border, Is No Tunnel of Love

You know the recently deployed airport scanners that see through your clothes and show your bits ‘n’ pieces to some dude supposedly in a locked closet? Called backscatter, the tech been re-jiggered into a portal that cars crossing the border will have to drive through, allowing border agents to search…