Useful TSA Infographic

Infographics aren’t always 100% fair, but here’s a great one that does a pretty good job summing up the value generated by the TSA, compared to its cost.

It’s a bit long, so I won’t reproduce it here, but do check it out.

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  1. […] You Have Equal Chance of Being Killed by the TSA or Terrorists Published on March 12, 2012 by Scottrick in Security var addthis_product = 'wpp-264'; var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true,"data_ga_property":"UA-27805334-1","data_ga_social":true,"data_track_addressbar":false};if (typeof(addthis_share) == "undefined"){ addthis_share = {"url_transforms":{"shorten":{"twitter":"bitly"}},"shorteners":{"bitly":{"login":"scottrick","apiKey":"R_856336e6104c91eecdff9bd92969fc7a"}}};}Hat tip to Gary at View from the Wing for sharing this delightful infographic on the successes (or lack thereof) of the Transportation Security Administration. I’m not normally a fan of infographics, but this one actually shares some useful and interesting facts. […]


  1. I hate the TSA as much as anybody, and this certainly an interesting presentation of facts. But please be aware that infographics like this are a clever form of spam designed to modify search result rankings.

    You can avoid contributing to this system by copying the image and hosting it yourself (permitted by the license) or, when linking, using the nofollow tag. More information here:

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