Archive for September 27th, 2010

‘Naked’ body scanner unveiled at Hamburg Airport

September 27, 2010

A six-month test run of the controversial ‘naked’ body scanner began at the Hamburg Airport on Monday. While the Interior Minister hailed the security measure as “a victory for safety,” concerns about passenger privacy continue.

Posted in International, Rollout 2 Comments »

The Traveler Has No Rights

September 27, 2010

Many have claimed harassment or coercion upon refusing to undergo the scan. Imagine that someone breaks into your home, wires your bedroom and bath with cameras, and then secretly films you. Do you feel any less violated?

Posted in Ineffectiveness, Opinion, Privacy, Resistance 1 Comment »