Archive for January 12th, 2010

Watchdog says TSA misleading public on body scanning technology

January 12, 2010

The full-body scanners being installed at US airports are capable of recording, storing and transmitting the nude images they make of passengers, says the Electronic Privacy Information Center.

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German ‘Fleshmob’ Protests Airport Scanners

January 12, 2010

To protest the use of the so-called Nacktscanner (naked scanner), members of the Pirate Party in Germany organized a “fleshmob” of people who stripped down to their skivvies and converged on the Berlin-Tegel airport.

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