Security gets a little too personal
The Transportation Security Administration is testing, at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, an X-ray scanner that produces a nude image of passengers. This is to help detect terrorists.
The images are graphic, clear enough to make one blush. They amount to a strip search. This brings up a question that society so far has failed to face explicitly: Are there any limits to the government's powers of surveillance?
At the Washington Times.
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