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Airport Security Is Rubbish - why this will never be a news story

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Tagged: / Posted: 8 January 2009

I'm a freelancer who ran a (now discontinued) blog called World of Crap. In autumn 2006, just after the alleged terrorist plot to blow up loads of trans-Atlantic airliners was revealed and airport security cranked up, I exposed the "myth" of post 9/11 security. I did it again in 2007. I took photos chronicling just how easy it was for me to get potentially lethal weapons on board packed airplanes. In one instance, I hadn't even needed to smuggle anything through security, merely purchase my "weapon" from the airport's duty-free shop. I offered the story and photos to all the major UK nationals. Not one was interested. It was almost as if they didn't want to dent the reputation of the airlines, airports, BAA,etc. If you're not already scared of flying, you can read my expose here: http://world-of-crap.blogspot.com/2007/05/oops-i-did-it-again-exposed-ai...

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