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Senators ask Marshals Service why it stores images of full-body scans

By Katherine McIntire Peters and Aliya Sternstein 08/20/2010 Unhappy Senate lawmakers have asked the U.S. Marshals Service, an arm of the Justice Department, to explain why it has stored more than 35,000 whole body imaging scans taken at a federal cou… Continue reading

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Now they want to scan your bones

8/31/2010 By Kaye Beach A few weeks ago I devoted an entire show to the subject of the TSA’s use of Full Body Scanners.  I suggested that even if you were not concerned about the possible negative health effects of … Continue reading → Continue reading

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‘The Naked Truth about TSA’s Naked Body Scanners’

So, let me see if I have this straight?

We have been lied to about the safety of the scanners, the capabilities of the machines, the manner in which they would be utilized, and the purpose of them.

Our government is ignoring lawfully submitted pe… Continue reading

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Feds admit storing checkpoint body scan images

From CNET:
For the last few years, federal agencies have defended body scanning by insisting that all images will be discarded as soon as they’re viewed. The Transportation Security Administration claimed last summer, for instance, that “scanned images… Continue reading

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TSA; Porn OK but stay away from RedState.com

Seems the TSA has issued some new rules governing what websites its employees can view; WASHINGTON D.C. (WTAQ) – The Transportation Security Administration is blocking access for its employees to Internet content that contains what the agency calls “controversial opinions.”  CBS News says the TSA sent an e-mail about the new policy to all its […] Continue reading

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Full-body scanners could pose cancer risk at airports, U.S. scientists warn

By Ben Mutzabaugh, USA TODAY A combination of images shows a security guard (left) demonstrating a body scanner at London’s Heathrow airport and a computer screen (right) showing a scan of a security guard with a gun in his possession. CAPTION AF… Continue reading

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Full Body Scanners at Airports are "Security Theater"

I flew through BWI airport a few weeks ago, and saw signs posted in the security line indicating they’re piloting the TSA’s controversial new full body imagers.

I wasn’t thrilled, to say the least.

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