Don’t Touch My Junk | J@N | 11.16.10

Don’t Touch My Junk | J@N | 11.16.10

The recent introduction of full body x-ray scanners to several airports around the USA has gotten several folks up in a stink over it. It’s an invasion of privacy! A violation of 4th Amendment rights! Stop checkin’ out my junk!

We’re here to tell you why folks be hatin’ and what they’re doing about it, as well as lay out some truth on your faces and give you the skinny behind why this whole ordeal is even going down.

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The Internet takes on the TSA:
Can the internet bring down the TSA’s new enhanced pat-down search, also known as “touch my junk”?

Fly With Dignity – Done by some Reddit folks

National Opt-Out Day

Video of TSA Screener Accosting 3 Year Old Child at Security Checkpoint
Scanners bad for your health?
Protests Mount Over Safety And Privacy Of Airport Scanners
Scientists Warn Naked Body Scanners May Cause Cancer

  • No exposure to X-ray is considered beneficial. We know X-rays are hazardous but we have a situation at the airports where people are so eager to fly that they will risk their lives in this manner,”
  • “While the dose would be safe if it were distributed throughout the volume of the entire body, the dose to the skin may be dangerously high,”

Pilot Union urges members to not submit to scans, citing health risks

First batch of pictures leak:
One Hundred Naked Citizens: One Hundred Leaked Body Scans
Is this all about making some cash?

TSA Full-Body Scanners: Protecting Passengers or Padding Pockets?

Against the 4th Amendment:

Bill of Rights Cards, Flying Edition

US. Senate to have a hearing on this topic tomorrow:
Hearings – U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation


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