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Monday, July 21, 2008

The TSA requests permission to look at your (cough) package

Posted By on 07.21.08 at 03:44 PM

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From the people who brought you the 1,000,000-strong Terrorist Watch List: highly detailed full-body scans are coming to O'Hare. Whether or not this is more invasive than a half-assed pat-down--which you will still have the option of--is getting into crazy theoretical normative privacy theory that I'm unequipped to deal with. I would say that it's more invasive, perhaps because I just saw WALL-E, but it's really a matter of personal preference.

The suggestion that this sort of thing has more to do with acculturation than finding bombs appeals to the paranoid in me.

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