David Kirkpatrick

January 14, 2010

Transportation Security Administration — protecting with perverts

Filed under: et.al., Politics, Technology — Tags: , , , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 6:40 pm

Or so it seems from a recent TSA job posting with this tagline —

‘A Career Where X-Ray Vision And Federal Benefits Come Standard’

From the link:

That’s the slogan the Transportation Security Administration is apparently using to entice people to apply for jobs as airport screeners. Now that they’re preparing to expand the use of whole body imaging scanners, which can produce moderately detailed nude images of travelers, maybe they should consider a tagline that doesn’t sound like it’s designed to recruit voyeurs.

Hit the link for a screenshot of the actual ad. And just to be clear, I’m using the word “protecting” very, very loosely in the header.

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