Archive for August 23rd, 2010

68% of Milwaukee Readers will go through the Naked Body Scanner

August 23, 2010

19% say no, 13% are not sure.

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Big Brother is searching you

August 23, 2010

San Francisco Chronicle While everyone is concerned about privacy violations from Facebook Places, government agencies may be using powerful new technology to violate 4th-Ammendment protection against unreasonable searches. Here’s what the 4th Amendment says: “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall […]

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What Happens to Your Image After the Airport Scan?

August 23, 2010

If a full-body imaging machine at an airport goes on the fritz, who fixes it? And who has access to those images then? If the machine is replaced, are the images deleted before the machine is returned to the vendor? And what about backup files? Are they erased, too? Way too many questions exist…

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