Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 16th Nov 2010 22:34 UTC
In the News As none other I know how problematic it is to discuss matters related to politics on the web. However, every now and then, there's no way around it, and this is one of those moments. There's this thing going on at airports in the US, and while many will see it as a separate issue, the body scanner issue, and the sad stories it has spawned, are symptoms of a far larger problem that is a direct threat to everything we've fought for during and since the Enlightenment.
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jabbotts
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2007-09-06

If not the person you are responding to then what most of us are saying is that the current innefective security needs to be shutdown and replaced with effective security practices which actually result in increased safety and risk detection.

Adding more checkpoints, blinky points and fancy machines has not and will not inherently increase safety; it only makes people who see the blinky lights feel safer.

The argument is not that all security measures should be removed but that effective security measures should be employed instead of the current methods.

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