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New scanners break child porn laws

January 5, 2010
Guardian.co.uk
1/4/2010

The rapid introduction of full body scanners at British airports threatens to breach child protection laws which ban the creation of indecent images of children, the Guardian has learned. Privacy campaigners claim the images created by the machines are so graphic they amount to “virtual strip-searching” and have called for safeguards to protect the privacy of passengers involved. Ministers now face having to exempt under 18s from the scans or face the delays of introducing new legislation to ensure airport security staff do not commit offences under child pornography laws.

[Lori Price, CLG Managing Editor — Oops! Looks like scanner pimp Michael Chertoff has a problem. The ‘real’ al-Qaeda must be laughing its ass off!]

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