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Naked Image Scanners To Be Removed From US Airports
2013-01-19 06:49:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Full-body image scanners that drew the ire of privacy advocates who likened passing through them to undergoing a strip search are being removed from US airports, officials from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have reportedly confirmed. According to Jeff Plungis of Bloomberg News, the decision to end the $5 million contract between TSA and OSI Systems, developers of the Rapiscan units, came after the company...

2013-01-06 05:03:24

Following a recent article about a better way to speed through airport security, Surf Patch released a statement. Bohemia, N.Y. (PRWEB) January 04, 2013 On January 4, 2013, travel company, Surf Patch, released a statement following a New York Times article by Susan Stellin, regarding a quest for faster and smarter way to flyclear through airport security. According to the New York Times article, “The Transportation Security Administration has expanded its PreCheck trusted traveler...

2012-12-27 05:03:56

Following an article about the TSA not showing up to a hearing on terminating the TSA, Surf Patch released a statement on the news. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 On December 26, 2012, travel company Surf Patch released a statement following a New York Times article by Joe Sharkey, regarding the TSA skipping out on a hearing about terminating the TSA so passengers can flyclear of hassle. According to the New York Times article, the TSA chose not to attend a hearing regarding the...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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