- John Perry Barlow had contraband when searched for explosives.
- The Fourth Amendment says so what? If all you're looking for is explosives, that's all you get to find.
- Seth Schoen writes about the hearing In the Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo.
Likewise, if innocuous travelers are afraid of the police, they are induced to behave suspiciously (hiding things), which distracts screeners from real threats that also behave suspiciously. We're less secure as a result.
And, oh yeah, it's unconstitutional.