Cancer concerns mount over TSA body scanners

Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in the USA' started by KrazyKat, Dec 25, 2011.

  1. KrazyKat

    KrazyKat Original Member

    And no, not about MMW. This Sun-Sentinal story follows up on the deliberate, continuing use of backscatter machines such as those in use at FLL, after the recent Broward County Commission vote:
    said US Rep. Wassermann Schultz.

    The article quotes a number of people on the issue, including a local radiologist, and those who had written to Obama earlier:
    This should get the attention of those in Broward County, and hopefully wider attention too. Not a bad piece to link to.
     
  2. RadioGirl

    RadioGirl Original Member

    ;) Good. Nevertheless, the photo accompanying the article with the caption "Medical experts say the TSA's backscatter scanner poses cancer concerns" is a MMW scanner. (The same photo is also used for the link to the related article on the EU ban.) People are (justifiably) confused. The media is adding to the confusion.

    I registered and tried to sign in to leave a comment about the photo (and call joe326 an idiot) but having problems signing in.
     
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