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GirlinContempt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-17-09 09:51 PM
Response to Reply #78
80. You're right, it's edited.
Edited on Sat Oct-17-09 10:48 PM by GirlinContempt
I said "The only editing I see is camera changes and adding a blur". I didn't say it wasn't edited. I guess part of it was reading other comments elsewhere about the video being a fabrication etc and I put the two together. But I didn't deny that adding the blur was a form of editing. And, I said if her story IS true, meaning further editing took place, she should take them to court. They can get the full video. I have a suspicion that they blurred it for some kind of security reason, which is ridiculous, but so much of what's done in the name of 'security' is. I'm currently checking back to see if anyone has explained why it was blurred, cause I don't get it. I'm just guessing. What about that is wrong?

I wouldn't say you have any more rights than we do. I don't know where you get that from. I am not familiar with what the TSA is and is not allowed to do, only what I've heard, tidbits here and there. Again, if they went beyond their rights, that's wrong. If they have policies and procedures that violate peoples rights and dignity, that is wrong. But what I read of her story was her outrage about her child being taken from her for a period of time while she was searched and forced to wait. That is not what I saw happen, and thus why I call her story a fabrication. If other wrongdoing took place, and that was what her blog entry was about I wouldn't have any qualms about it. I agree, if she feels the video has been changed to alter the facts she should do something about it. But, she has not so far said anything about it and has only withdrawn her blog (excepting that entry) and removed all comments. She has not refuted the video. And so, that's where I'm coming from. Again, I am not defending the TSA or any actions of theirs which impinged on any ones rights. If her complaint had been about things they did that were unconstitutional or against policy specifically, I would have looked it up or asked someone about it before bothering to comment. All I'm commenting on is the HUGE difference between her panic ridden story, and the video. That's all.

I'm not going to defend her story because there may have been other wrong doing. I would if that's what her post was about, I would if someone asked me if it is right for them to do stuff like that I and I know that it is not, but that isn't what this was about.

EDITED: I guess I miss-spelled ridiculous and it was accidentally changed to meticulous, which is not what I meant to say above "I have a suspicion that they blurred it for some kind of security reason, which is ridiculous"
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