The TSA spent $1.4M on an app to tell it who gets a random search

“TSA Randomizer” is an Ipad app that tells TSA official swhich search-lane to send fliers down, randomly directing some of them to secondary screening.

Or they could have flipped a coin. Even a dollar coin would have cost only, um, $1 per user.

The Obama administration – “most transparent in history” – tried to block access to this information.

The TSA spent $1.4M on an app to tell it who gets a random search [Cory Doctorow – Boing Boing]

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