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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Don't they simply use dogs within the airport? The US spends millions trying to create a chemical sniffer instead of just getting dogs with a far more advanced chemical sensor for the price of kibble.

I've heard both Mr Shneier and Mr Steel point out that good investigative work and information sharing still trumps technology in detecting attacks.

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