Experts: Naked Scanners Will Miss a Lot of Things

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lonepasserby

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Clark Ervin, former Department of Homeland Security inspector general told the LA Times that classified tests show that x-ray screeners regularly miss threats and said the rate of detection for baggage X-rays is "disastrously low, and it's no better than it was on 9/11."
Of course they'd miss a lot. Their chances of seeing something is similar to that of a security guard viewing porn in his shift.
 

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Come to think of it a chick going through there could probably get by with a small stick of dynamite and a bit of body padding.

She'd just look like a well hung dude with man boobs.
 

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All I can say, if it works - use it.

You'd be cursing your scepticism as you head the ground in a ball of flames...
 

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For the cost of all this security staff and all these high tech equipment and people delays, I wonder if it wouldn't just be cheaper to pay an air marshal to be on every flight instead?
 

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[citation][nom]ErikO[/nom]All I can say, if it works - use it.You'd be cursing your scepticism as you head the ground in a ball of flames...[/citation]
huh? this story is about how it doesn't work...
 

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When was the last time someone used a bomb on a developed country's major airline? All the major incidents, for what, the past 15 years or more, have involved a person being present.
 

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"The things it can miss are more likely to be used as a weapon than the things it can catch"

Lol.

So nobody is going to beat soenone down with thier cock?
 
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I find this article to be highly inaccurate in relation to the current state of security technology.

I feel very confident getting on a plane that I am indeed secure.
 

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[citation][nom]neiroatopelcc[/nom]Then I might want to start travelling.[/citation]
Not if the person beside you is a huge round ball that sweats too much.
 
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I was under the impression that this technology did not use xrays, but waves with wavelengths in the millimeters?
 

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[citation][nom]kingssman[/nom]For the cost of all this security staff and all these high tech equipment and people delays, I wonder if it wouldn't just be cheaper to pay an air marshal to be on every flight instead?[/citation]
And so the air marshal catches everyone as they hit the ground when their plane is blown up? I have a commenting suggestion: Think, screen, then, if you have something worthwhile, write.
 
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