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Originally posted by nightrun
reply to post by rubyeyes
Just get over it. They have these scanners for your safety. Pretty sure the radiation would be equal to cellphone radiation round about.
Originally posted by Bachrk
Well if they're going to make us do it they might as well hire doctors to look for cancers and such thus "Obamacare New and More Efficient"
So you’re at the airport, you’ve gone through the inevitable check-in and security line, when you walk through a machine you think is a metal detector, just like you probably have a number of times before. However, if you’re at one of nineteen airports across the country testing new “whole body imaging” scanners, you might be interested in knowing just what the security official on the other side of the screen is seeing if you go through one of the machines, according to CNN.
Indeed, if you believe privacy advocates, what they are seeing on their screen might be something just shy of a peep show. Right now just six airports (San Francisco, Miami, Albuquerque, New Mexico Tulsa, Salt Lake City, and Las Vegas) are using the new whole body imaging scanners as a primary security check option, while the remainder use them as a secondary check after people fail a metal detector. In the past, the secondary option would have been a pat down.