TSA testing liquid explosive detectors, but liquid ban still on

( posted from Guatemala / Xeni ) "Airport screeners at six of the nation's busiest airports are testing out handheld explosive detectors designed by ICx Technologies to check sealed bottles of liquids for explosives," writes Ryan Singel at Wired's Threat Level blog.

Don't expect the War on Moisture to end any time soon, though — TSA Chief Technology Officer Mike Golden says, "Though we do not anticipate changes to the liquid ban in the near future, this flexible and accurate new technology gives an important additional tool to our security officers."

Full post here: Link.

Good to know all those dangerous liquids intercepted at airport screening stations are still being carefully disposed of… in trash cans right inside those airport screening stations. Of course, some of that HAZMAT is now being used to fuel the War on Homeless.