'Naked' airport security scanner

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  1. flame boy

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    Read this online at BBC News.

    Personally, I don't really care about this. If it means less time spent in those god awful security lines then I am all for it. How would you guys feel about it, would you "get scanned" or stick to the traditional airport security checks?
     
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    Awful idea... amazing technology but I would protest.

    It is the greatest infringement of privacy next to a cavity search.

    You might as well turn up naked to begin with and I don't believe for one second the images would be destroyed.
     
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    I'd certainly have no objections to it. Let's face it, a lot of people have already seen my body, so what's the difference if a few more do?

    It's a hell of a lot quicker, and would save having to turn out your pockets and take off your shoes and belt not to mention that embarrassing bleep if you're wearing a cock ring.

    The perv in me wonders about how to get a job viewing the scans.:naughty: Bet there's a waiting list.

    Are they going to have separate scanners for men and women with male and female viewers? I can imagine some people having concerns about being viewed by the opposite gender.
     
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    I have no problem with it. As a frequent flyer the greater the security measures are the better. However I can't help but think that we are going to be seeing body scans of celebrities at some point on the internet if this program is implemented worldwide.
     
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    Somewhat ironic, perhaps prescient, that the BBC says under a picture of someone that they have published on the WWW, that images will be destroyed immediately.
     
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    Let 'em do whatever the hell they want- over there. So long as it doesn't filter over here, then I'll become really apprehensive.
     
  7. flame boy

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    It's not being implemented as the only way to pass security, but as an alternative / quicker option. The person reviewing the images is remote as well, so they do not see the images corresponding to a person. I hate the long waits (and the "everyones guilty" attitude) involved with airport security, so I would certainly pick this quick option!
     
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    It sure is going to reveal concealed weapons. Some perves are going to be pulling people out of lines for strip searches.
     
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    You should have read to the end of the article :
    The headquaters of Rapiscan (the scanner manufacturers) is in Hawthorne,California. :usa2: :tongue:

    I'm not planning to fly anywhere in the forseeable future.I think too many travellers will object to this to make it financially viable.

    Related story : The Daily Mash - AL QAEDA TO RECRUIT FATTIES :biggrin1:
     
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    maybe that is the way to get a one-night-stand :rolleyes:
     
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    If they are brave enough to stand there and look at all my "business" and thousands of other folks "business"...let em look.
    As long as there are no nut bars on the plane firing off weapons and it provides a seemless "ease into" boarding the plane and getting on with it.

    As Flamey metioned, the wait times are horrible. So much so in fact, I was called on the intercom at LAX for final boarding for my flight to Canada because they were taking so long to inspect my shoes! Apparently those shoes have a metal shank in the sole that could double as a Ginsu knife while aboard the plane!

    Chop chop!
     
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    I wouldn't have a problem with it, especially if it enhances security and speeds things up.
     
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    It's one of those awful thin edge of the wedge infringements of personal freedom to me.

    What's next, bar coding people or injecting them with a personal data chip at birth?

    If one out a hundred people is a criminal, you don't treat ninety nine innocent folk as if they were a criminal. I believe in security checks, yes, but no matter what you do, some nutter will find away around it.

    If there was a scanner that picked out the mass homicidal nutters than fine, but this machine will only give cheap thrills and giggles to glorified mall cops while degrading civil liberty one step further.

    I shouldn't be allowed.
     
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    Hmmm I wonder if there are many airport security jobs going :wink::smile:
     
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    Perhaps not, but we're giving you a month to think about it.
     
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    'Airplane 2', anyone?
     
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    I have no problem with it. It is practical.

    I would'nt want to be strip searched by someone but i AM happy enough having naked pics on the net. I might be naked on the scanner pic but not actually naked so its no big deal.
     
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    I just applied for the position.

    Seriously,it does not bother me at all.
     
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    I would do it, but if they make money off my pictures, I want royalties.:biggrin1:
     
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    Fat chance, you would be the art not the artist. :rolleyes:
     
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