Europe delays airport X-ray eye

 

 

Within seconds, a scanner produces an image of the body. What shows up is the naked human form and anything that may be concealed, such as a gun or drugs. “The Commission believes that body scanning methods can complement in a very effective and efficient way the existing security measures at airports,” said spokesman Jens Mester at EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. But others are unconvinced. “It is unacceptable, if scanners are used, these are machines that see you completely naked,” said Martin Schulz, leader of the socialist grouping in the EU assembly.

“This is an offence against human dignity,” he added.  

 

Damn Straight. the whole article below.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/7687126.stm

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