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 January 13, 2011  Court, Surveillance

Orin Kerr seems to think that EPIC’s FOIA suit to produce body scanner images is a bit incompatible respecting privacy:

I realize that the goal of the public release of thousands of images is to influence public opinion on the use of body-scanners. I gather the idea is that by forcing the government to disclose the images, more people will get upset about them. In turn, that can help lead to a change in policy in which the body-scan images are less likely to be made in the first place. Still, this strikes me as a somewhat odd step for a privacy group.

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