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 December 31, 2009  Breaches, Featured News, Online, Surveillance

Lauren Weinstein blogs:

Greetings. Here’s a “fun” question to think about as we get ready to close out 2009. With politicians clamoring for massive deployment of full body scanners at airports, how long do you imagine it will take before we start to see headlines like the title of this posting, inappropriately blaming the Internet generally and Search Engines in particular for the mess that these scanners are likely to create?

Subscription sites for body scan celebrity images (and different sorts of sites focused on imagery of children) would seem inevitable, as well as more routine “gawking at the big breasts” sites.

Despite claims of privacy improvements, most of these full body scanners still present imagery in astonishing detail.

Read more on Lauren’s blog, here.

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