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Old 02-24-2007, 06:58 AM
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Security Scanner Can See Through Clothes

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20070223/D8NFNKTO1.html
Sounds like something we dreamed about as young boys.

I personally don't care if they install and use them, but I can understand why they make people uncomfortable.

I wonder if they'll make it easier to recruit and keep screeners.

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Old 02-24-2007, 10:37 AM
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Well, you get one of them old infrared cameras, with nightvision, and a certain filter works better...
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Old 02-24-2007, 12:49 PM
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I thought that was an urban myth.
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Old 02-24-2007, 12:52 PM
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It really works, they had to take it off the market and everything.
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Old 02-24-2007, 02:40 PM
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Whoa, if it was portable, unlike the airport thingy, I could see a black market taking off on those things.

Kinda strange -- cheap thrills.
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Old 02-24-2007, 02:44 PM
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You know who the screeners are going to "profile"more than your average thug types
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Old 02-24-2007, 02:44 PM
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http://apnews.myway.com/article/20070223/D8NFNKTO1.html
Sounds like something we dreamed about as young boys.

I personally don't care if they install and use them, but I can understand why they make people uncomfortable.

I wonder if they'll make it easier to recruit and keep screeners.
That there's a rough lookin' ol' boy.

I'm sure they'd separate it by sex but not sure that would make people that much more comfortable.
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Old 02-24-2007, 02:51 PM
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Is that guy wearing a pantie liner??..
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Old 02-25-2007, 09:55 PM
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Here's information from the manufacturer's web site.

They claim that the most detailed images are not seen by the screeners; they see something that has been substantially processed to show less anatomical detail while emphasizing potential threats.



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Old 02-26-2007, 11:07 AM
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Here's information from the manufacturer's web site.

They claim that the most detailed images are not seen by the screeners; they see something that has been substantially processed to show less anatomical detail while emphasizing potential threats.



How come that guy has a breast cancer awarness sign stuck on his right hip? Alot of perverts lining up for this job...
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Old 02-26-2007, 11:12 AM
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I saw a story on the news last week about this. The airport using the scanners only allow men to view male scans and women to use female scans. Identifiable facial features are not captured. Subjects have the option to be scanned by the device or to have the old-fashioned wand used. The scanners don't have the capacity to store images. Even if you don't believe that last part, I still think this is all a tempest in a teacup because you can't identify the person from the scan. Its not like a photograph.
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Old 02-26-2007, 11:13 AM
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What if he has a gun shaped like a penis? Or vice versa?
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Old 02-26-2007, 11:25 AM
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Who needs this?

Heck, you used to be able to buy x-ray glasses in comic books for a couple of bucks. Remember them? They worked! Really! No kidding! I had a pair!
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What if he has a gun shaped like a penis? Or vice versa?

It would miss.....
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Old 02-26-2007, 12:12 PM
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What if he has a gun shaped like a penis? Or vice versa?
Single shot capacity when combined with the excessive required preparation to fire makes it an impractical choice. Time required to reload is further prohibitive.

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