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Alternatives to Body Scans Do Exist
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Publisher:  Omar Ha-Redeye
Date Written:  09/01/2010
Year Published:  2010  
Resource Type:  Article

If the technology exists to detect even greater hazards and protect privacy concerns, why wouldn't our government want to consider them?

Abstract:  The Canadian government and governments around the world are considering sizable investments in body scan technology in an attempt to improve airport security.

However, privacy advocates and members of the public have expressed reservations over the use of scanners, especially for children. In Britain, body scanners would contravene child pornography legislation. Additionally, body scanners cannot easily detect internal explosives, which have been used in incidents before.

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