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Australia To Remove Opt-Out Rule For Body Scanners
Posted By yihan On February 6, 2012 @ 9:12 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
Monday, February 6, 2012
Civil libertarians are worried by proposed legislation meaning passengers will not be able to opt out of undergoing full body scans at Australian airports.
The Federal Government will introduce legislation this week so the technology can be rolled out in all of Australia’s international airports.The move follows a trial in Sydney and Melbourne.
Except for travellers with serious medical conditions, all passengers will have to go through the scanners if asked by airport staff.
Civil Liberties Australia director Tim Vines says the scanners will amount to an unnecessary digital strip search of citizens who want to travel.
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URLs in this post:
 abc.net.au: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-02-06/privacy-questions-over-airport-body-scan-laws/3813760/?site=melbourne
 Approval given for full-body scanners In Australia: http://www.prisonplanet.com/approval-given-for-full-body-scanners-in-australia.html
 Airport admits ‘strip search’ body scanners WILL show people naked: http://www.prisonplanet.com/airport-admits-strip-search-body-scanners-will-show-people-naked.html
 Australia to introduce body scanners after failed US attack: http://www.prisonplanet.com/australia-to-introduce-body-scanners-after-failed-us-attack.html
 EU parliament voices concern over airport body scanners: http://www.prisonplanet.com/eu-parliament-voices-concern-over-airport-body-scanners.html
 Dubai Airport Rejects Body Scanners As Assault On Privacy: http://www.prisonplanet.com/dubai-airport-rejects-body-scanners-as-assault-on-privacy.html
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