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Airport body scanners may cause cancer: Scientist – The Economic Times

LONDON: At a time when airports around the globe are planning to install full body scanners to maximise security, the US Congress has been warned that the X-ray imaging could increase the risk of skin cancer in air passengers. The body scanners emit radiation up to 20 times more powerful …

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TSA demands testicular fondling as an alternative to naked scanners

Cory Doctorow at 2:20 AM Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg has been experimenting with declining the whole-body TSA scanners at US airports — and now things have gotten more intimate. The TSA has initiated a new, more humiliating pat-down procedure for people who refuse to show screeners …

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