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By Daniel Tencer
Saturday, July 10th, 2010 -- 7:17 pm
A bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate requiring all airports to use full-body scanners lacks sufficient privacy safeguards, says a prominent watchdog group.
The Electronic Privacy Information Center says the bill, introduced in the Senate by Sen. Bob Bennett (R-UT) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), "contains particularly weak privacy provision[s] that ignore many of the problems with the devices already uncovered."
The bill (PDF), known as the Securing Aircraft From Explosives Responsibly: Advanced Imaging Recognition ("SAFER
To enhance aviation security and protect personal privacy, and for other purposes.
Originally posted by jfj123
reply to post by Wayne60
People need to understand that you can either be FREE or SECURE...you can't have both.
I for one will never use a full body scanner as it is UNCONSTITUTIONAL. If asked to step through the scanner, I will decline no matter the situation. I suggest everyone do the same.
Originally posted by Gorman91
reply to post by buddhasystem
Bombs have metal. Metal does not need a full body scan.