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Airline Group Protests Airport Body Scanners, Australian Says

Posted By admin On January 9, 2010 @ 5:17 am In Featured Stories,World News | Comments Disabled

Nichola Saminather
Bloomberg [1]
Saturday, January 9th, 2010

The Asia-Pacific airline industry group is protesting the introduction of full-body scanners at airports, saying it treats all passengers as potential terrorists, the Australian [2] newspaper reported.

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines said there is insufficient evidence about the effectiveness of the scanners and automatic explosive detection systems to justify their use, the newspaper said.

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[1] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601080&sid=aq7zdjHB1Bo0

[2] Australian: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/travel/backlash-to-airport-body-scans/story-e6frg8rf-1225817485755

[3] Image: http://www.prisonplanet.com/2009_christmas_special.htm

[4] Airline Pilot: Everybody Forced Through Naked Body Scanners in El Paso: http://www.prisonplanet.com/airline-pilot-everybody-forced-through-naked-body-scanners-in-el-paso.html

[5] AAPA warns against use of full body scanners: http://www.prisonplanet.com/aapa-warns-against-use-of-full-body-scanners.html

[6] Group Protests Scanners at KCI: http://www.prisonplanet.com/group-protests-scanners-at-kci.html

[7] Airline passengers have ‘no right’ to refuse naked body scanners: http://www.prisonplanet.com/airline-passengers-have-no-right-to-refuse-naked-body-scanners.html

[8] It’s true: Airport body scanners could give you cancer: http://www.prisonplanet.com/its-true-airport-body-scanners-could-give-you-cancer.html

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