Senators Want to Criminalize Distribu...

Senators Want to Criminalize Distribution of TSA Body Scan Photos

There are 17 comments on the www.theatlantic.com story from Feb 9, 2011, titled Senators Want to Criminalize Distribution of TSA Body Scan Photos. In it, www.theatlantic.com reports that:

Senators Charles Schumer and Ben Nelson will introduce an amendment to a Federal Aviation Administration bill that would criminalize the use of TSA body scanner images. The body scans essentially reveal the naked human body -- and created substantial controversy ....

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Since: Aug 10

Decatur, GA

#1 Feb 9, 2011
I feel safer already.

From what I hear, murder has been "criminalized" in America for years, but it happens every day.
Robert

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#2 Feb 9, 2011
What they need to do is dump x-ray body scans in favor of not non radiated millimeter scans which do three things.

1. are just as secure and even in use in a few airports.

2. Don't radiate your skin

3. Don't provide the naked picture.

We need to look at who profited from this selection of equipment. I just can't see considering all the problems caused by this that someone would pick it over the millimeter scans. That is unless someone had stock or was making money from the selection.
Lance Winslow

United States

#3 Feb 9, 2011
Make them all public if there's nothing illegal. We paid for them.
true

United States

#4 Feb 9, 2011
Wow, didnt TSA state that they dont keep the images? Why yes they did, now what makes them think TSA would do anything illegal like that?

Since: Feb 07

Location hidden

#5 Feb 9, 2011
Are Sharia compliant X-rays worth more or less on the open market.?
Robert

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#6 Feb 9, 2011
true wrote:
Wow, didnt TSA state that they dont keep the images? Why yes they did, now what makes them think TSA would do anything illegal like that?
They don't keep the images but when a hot looking girl comes through or some well known under endowed guy they want to make fun of comes through, all they need do is smap a screen shot with their cell phone camera.

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#7 Feb 9, 2011
better idea, get rid of the scanners, get rid of chuckie and ben and then, get rid of all the political correctness bullshit.

profiling is MUCH cheaper, and, MUCH more effective.
true

United States

#8 Feb 9, 2011
Robert wrote:
<quoted text>
They don't keep the images but when a hot looking girl comes through or some well known under endowed guy they want to make fun of comes through, all they need do is smap a screen shot with their cell phone camera.
Just google about sex offenders caught working for TSA

Since: Feb 07

Location hidden

#9 Feb 9, 2011
The Senators could pass a budget, whattaya say?
true

United States

#10 Feb 9, 2011
RayOne wrote:
The Senators could pass a budget, whattaya say?
Your right we need more tax dollars so it can be implimented

Since: Feb 07

Location hidden

#11 Feb 9, 2011
Ask A Czar
zane salazar

Surfside, CA

#12 Feb 9, 2011
Whats the fuss? Let the scanners motivate your to eat right and work out.

I look great naked and don't mind others enjoying the view.
Concerned US Citizens

Aurora, CO

#13 Feb 9, 2011
STOP taking photos.
Deng

Chengdu, China

#14 Feb 9, 2011
WHAT'S BEING LOOKED FOR, BOMBS AND METAL?

MACHINES EXIST THAT DETECT BOTH THESE ITEMS JUST BY WALKING BY THESE MACHINES.

SOMETHING ELSE IS GOING ON HERE: PREPARING THE UNITED STATES POPULATION FOR TOTAL GOVERNMENT CONTROL.
Concerned US Citizens

Aurora, CO

#15 Feb 9, 2011
STOP submitting to photos being taken.
Snaking it together

Bloomington, IN

#16 Feb 10, 2011
This is a possiblity of how the inter need with
others has value upon blocking where they are
going and asking to keep their own cause...
texas_cowboy

Dallas, TX

#17 Feb 10, 2011
Concerned US Citizens wrote:
STOP submitting to photos being taken.
I always "opt out" because they end up patting you down anyway.

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