View Full Version : Shocked! I am shocked that full body scanner images are not destroyed immediately after use...

02-09-10, 04:42 PM

Claims on behalf of authorities that naked body scanner images are immediately destroyed after passengers pass through new x-ray backscatter devices have been proven fraudulent after it was revealed that naked images of Indian film star Shahrukh Khan were printed out and circulated by airport staff at Heathrow in London.
UK Transport Secretary Lord Adonis said last week (http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard/article-23801351-lord-adonis-airport-body-scan-images-destroyed-immediately.do)that the images produced by the scanners were deleted “immediately” and airport staff carrying out the procedure are fully trained and supervised.
“It is very important to stress that the images which are captured by body scanners are immediately deleted after the passenger has gone through the body scanner,” Adonis told the London Evening Standard (http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard/article-23801351-lord-adonis-airport-body-scan-images-destroyed-immediately.do).
Adonis was forced to address privacy concerns following reports that the images produced by the scanners broke child pornography laws in the UK (http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/jan/04/new-scanners-child-porn-laws). When the scanners were first introduced, it was also speculated that images of famous people would be ripe for abuse as the pictures produced by the devices make genitals “eerily visible” (http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/jan/07/full-body-scan-uk-airport) according to journalists who have investigated trials of the technology.
However, the Transport Secretary’s assurances were demolished after it was revealed on the BBC’s Jonathan Ross show Friday that Indian actor Shahrukh Khan had passed through a body scan and later had the image of his naked body printed out and circulated by Heathrow security staff.

04-27-10, 07:40 AM
Now air travelers can watch for their appearances (and 15 minutes of fame?) on Youtube, no doubt coming soon.

04-27-10, 11:08 AM
Since when did Prison Planet become a credible source of anything?

This story is nothing other than black propaganda driving fear into the hearts of Americans who are immersed in the Patriot movement.

As I said in the other thread about these machines, simple opt-out of passing through them. TSA will just hand-wand you instead.

04-27-10, 11:33 AM
News (http://www.itulip.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?5-News)

Link to a news story by a credible source plus member commentary. News stories posted here by iTulip Select Subscribers will be moved to the Select area.

prisonplanet.com does not quality. Moving to the Conspiracy Theory forum. Anyway, there's already a thread on this topic:

Full-body scanners 'useless': expert (http://www.itulip.com/forums/showthread.php?15326-Full-body-scanners-useless-expert)

04-27-10, 12:34 PM
prisonplanet.com does not quality. Moving to the Conspiracy Theory forum. Anyway, there's already a thread on this topic:

A bit behind in the queue no? :rolleyes:

The same story was also in The Telegraph: