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I Have A Dream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-30-09 01:24 PM
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4. I'm with you, nickinSTL!
How much are we supposed to give up privacy-wise to be 100% safe while traveling? (...and we'll never truly be 100% safe anyway.)

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  -US 'stopped Dutch installation of full body scanners' struggle4progress  Dec-30-09 01:14 PM   #0 
  - Dutch to use body scanners for US flights but no other European airports follow move  struggle4progress   Dec-30-09 01:16 PM   #1 
  - The Bush Admin stopped The Dutch from installing the body scanners!  Ian David   Dec-30-09 01:18 PM   #2 
  - Well Then, The Bush Admin Got Something Right N/T  DrCory   Dec-30-09 01:38 PM   #8 
  - Because nobody wants to see The Dutch naked. n/t  Ian David   Dec-30-09 01:50 PM   #9 
     - LOL! N/T  DrCory   Dec-30-09 02:43 PM   #13 
     - Oh really?  jmowreader   Jan-03-10 05:31 PM   #58 
  - While we're looking at other DU threads, please see  No Elephants   Dec-31-09 04:20 AM   #31 
  - I do NOT like the idea of the body scanners  nickinSTL   Dec-30-09 01:19 PM   #3 
  - I'm with you, nickinSTL!  I Have A Dream   Dec-30-09 01:24 PM   #4 
  - I agree with you....but this is a whole new world and perhaps it  movonne   Dec-30-09 01:24 PM   #5 
  - no, I don't think it does  nickinSTL   Dec-30-09 01:29 PM   #6 
  - I will never fly hell with them.  winyanstaz   Dec-30-09 01:33 PM   #7 
     - wow. I hadn't even considered children  nickinSTL   Dec-30-09 02:34 PM   #12 
     - that's not really what they see  crikkett   Dec-30-09 02:54 PM   #15 
     - That's genius  Ter   Jan-01-10 09:01 PM   #51 
        - The people on the next flight?  RUMMYisFROSTED   Jan-02-10 09:02 AM   #56 
           - All depends who sat there before  Ter   Jan-03-10 02:26 AM   #57 
     - It's not fair to call security personnel "perverts." They would just be doing their jobs.  totodeinhere   Dec-30-09 04:03 PM   #25 
        - I'm sorry, but would be IMPOSSIBLE to tell if they were a pervert or not.....  winyanstaz   Dec-31-09 02:34 AM   #29 
           - It's impossible to weed them out from anywhere for that matter.  totodeinhere   Dec-31-09 01:02 PM   #33 
           - That is true.....  winyanstaz   Dec-31-09 03:07 PM   #34 
           - Define pervert  Ter   Jan-01-10 09:03 PM   #52 
           - Yeah... perverts never get jobs as ambulance attendants or hospital workers...  jberryhill   Dec-31-09 07:41 PM   #37 
              - or jobs as scout leaders or priests...yah I know...  winyanstaz   Dec-31-09 08:36 PM   #39 
                 - It doesn't use gamma or x-rays  jberryhill   Jan-01-10 12:01 AM   #40 
                    - What energy the scanners use is available for anyone to look up..  winyanstaz   Jan-01-10 01:44 AM   #45 
                       - Not "low level" - lower frequency, non-penetrating. /nt  jberryhill   Jan-01-10 02:07 AM   #47 
  - The only thing "new" about it is our willingness to forgo civil liberties  pundaint   Dec-30-09 04:28 PM   #26 
  - It's disturbing and creepy for sure.  Odin2005   Dec-30-09 03:17 PM   #19 
  - I do not want to see the ocean as my section of aircraft hurtles towards Earth.  tabasco   Jan-01-10 12:21 AM   #43 
  - Forced public electronic nakedness should not be required to secure an airline seat.  seafan   Dec-30-09 02:20 PM   #10 
  - Fnord! "...bodies reduced to the equivalent of a chalk outline."  crikkett   Dec-30-09 02:56 PM   #16 
  - just because the IMAGE is reduced  blueberrypickn   Dec-30-09 03:28 PM   #20 
     - are you talking to me?  crikkett   Dec-31-09 06:38 AM   #32 
  - Impossible to record an image  daleo   Dec-30-09 08:26 PM   #28 
  - The bush administration still haunts us.  Xenotime   Dec-30-09 02:23 PM   #11 
  - I disagree with the use of full body scanners.  totodeinhere   Dec-30-09 04:00 PM   #24 
  - Just wear a Speedo. n/t  Downwinder   Dec-30-09 02:46 PM   #14 
  - You'd be surprised what you can hide in Speedos  TrogL   Dec-30-09 03:55 PM   #22 
  - Can you add in the subject (in 2008). Freepers are trying to blame Obama for this of course.  MidwestTransplant   Dec-30-09 03:12 PM   #17 
  - Clothing, modesty & HUMAN RIGHTS are for TERRORISTS!  blueberrypickn   Dec-30-09 03:15 PM   #18 
  - What's really needed is for the USA to stop  Plucketeer   Dec-30-09 04:00 PM   #23 
  - NO, I don't want to have to expose my naked body.  Alameda   Jan-01-10 08:48 PM   #50 
  - What the bleep is wrong with us?  Old Time Pagan   Dec-30-09 03:42 PM   #21 
  - These imaging machines might actually WORK  panzerfaust   Dec-30-09 06:00 PM   #27 
  - and what about the fact that even low dose gamma rays/x-rays  winyanstaz   Dec-31-09 02:40 AM   #30 
     - One of my concerns as well n/t  diamidue   Dec-31-09 03:35 PM   #35 
     - wonder if it will show tampons...and if so...will that person be flagged  Gin   Dec-31-09 05:20 PM   #36 
        - mm waves don't penetrate water  jberryhill   Jan-01-10 12:12 AM   #42 
     - Do you understand that flying greatly increases your gamma exposure?  jberryhill   Jan-01-10 12:08 AM   #41 
     - What scanners use...  winyanstaz   Jan-01-10 01:39 AM   #44 
        - No, the xray backscatter machines were tested, the MMW's are being deployed  jberryhill   Jan-01-10 02:03 AM   #46 
     - Much shorter wave-length  panzerfaust   Jan-02-10 06:53 AM   #53 
  - Prove they are safe  quakerboy   Dec-31-09 07:50 PM   #38 
  - I'd rather the government stop giving visas to these people rather than get a virtual  Arrowhead2k1   Jan-01-10 03:10 AM   #48 
  - Eventually we will all be issued hospital gowns to wear inflight....  Hekate   Jan-01-10 04:33 AM   #49 
  - can dogs sniff out these materials?  wordpix   Jan-02-10 08:31 AM   #54 
  - as one security analyst says, you've got to stop these people BEFORE they get to airport  wordpix   Jan-02-10 08:33 AM   #55 
  - liveleak video of full body scan  Shallah Kali   Jan-04-10 01:15 AM   #59 

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