TSA says it does not search travelers' devices for content

World Mar 21, 2018

TSA says it does not search travelers' devices for content

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said on Tuesday in response to a lawsuit that it does not search electronic devices of air travelers for content. The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern California filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit last week seeking ...

U.S. to impose stricter electronic carry-on airport screening

Business Jul 27, 2017

U.S. to impose stricter electronic carry-on airport screening

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said Wednesday it will impose new stricter security rules requiring airline travelers to remove all electronic items larger than mobile phones, including tablets, e-readers and video game consoles, from carry-on baggage for screening. Prior rules required only laptops to ...

World Jul 7, 2014

U.S. tightens security on electronics at overseas airports

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration will not allow cellphones or other electronic devices on U.S.-bound planes at some overseas airports if the devices are not charged up, the agency said Sunday. The new measure is part of the TSA's effort announced last week to boost ...