More info about full body scanner health dangers

In a previous post, we referred briefly to this New Scientist article describing the potential health risks posed by the use of full body scanners. We think it’s worth providing a bit more information about what harm scanners can or may do, so here’s a follow-up. First of...

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Full body scanner leak confirms privacy concerns

One tactic the TSA use to reassure us, the public, that full body scanners are safe is to claim that the images are deleted immediately after scanning, and therefore immune to abuse. This story from Gizmodo gives the lie to that idea, showing as it does images taken from a machine...

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Full body scanners: less effective than dogs.

Full body scanners at airports. Sure, they may be expensive. Sure, they display you naked to airport security employees. If they prevent planes being blown out of the sky, though, that’s a price worth paying. Right? How about if claims for their effectiveness are hugely...

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