EEVblog #129 – US Airline TSA Security Rubbish & the $9 fee

Dave cuts loose on all the US airline security and TSA rubbish, their stupid reactionary process to every new security threat, and the new $9 “Security fee” for all packages going into the US of 453g (16oz). How will affect local business who export to the US

Thanks to Don McKenzie:
http://www.dontronics.com/pdf/APO_US_surcharge.pdf

And don’t try and ship any item with a tiny lithium coin cell in it!:
http://auspost.com.au/personal/dangerous-goods-personal.html

The Royal Mail are increasing security for US bound packages, but has as yet not passed on a cost:
http://www.royalmail.com/portal/rm/content1?catId=400033&mediaId=3800088

Reminds me of the Jack Black Tenacious D song:

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