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    (Original post by n00)
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    Oh, because of course terrorists would never be so callous as to strap a bomb to a small child.

    Blowing themselves up and taking a plane full of people, fine - but attaching one to a child? Never. :rolleyes:
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    There just scan's you look like a greyed out blob, theres nothing bad about this, im all for it.

    As much as i previously loved the overweight black guy fondling my balls at Heathrow
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    Whats the point? If you ARE conceiling a weapon, why the **** would you consent to getting scanned? What a complete joke.
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    Just so long as people doing the scans are not paedophiles/perverts, then the world will be a better place.
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    (Original post by Christian_j)
    Oh, because of course terrorists would never be so callous as to strap a bomb to a small child.

    Blowing themselves up and taking a plane full of people, fine - but attaching one to a child? Never. :rolleyes:

    I agree. But it's pretty depressing that the only way people can see anything wrong with this is if they go into hysterical think of the children mode.
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    I'm gonna work at the air port now and wait for some hawt celebs
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    (Original post by n00)
    I agree. But it's pretty depressing that the only way people can see anything wrong with this is if they go into hysterical think of the children mode.

    I don't need to go into 'think of the children' mode to see anything wrong with this...although I would predict some very happy paedophiles (the laws only catch the ones we know about). I think it's an invasion of privacy! I have a female GP, I see a female Gynaecologist, I am incredibly careful about who sees me undressed - I don't want some random security officer at the airport being able to see my body. If I were happy with anyone being able to see me nude, I'd be a naturist...I'm not!
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    I think it's quite awesome, I wouldn't mind going through one.

    It's not an invasion of privacy if you don't have to go through it now, is it? It's simply a quicker option for those who don't care about silly hyperbole surrounding technological developments.

    As for those who think that a featureless greyscale image of your body constitutes state-sponsored pornography . . . go and re-evaluate your lives, please.
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    They've had something like this at Heathrow for a while now. When I was last there the security guards would pick out at 'random' men to go through this scan. When they were done they were just free to go to their boarding gates and bypassed a massive line. I tried to look as suspicious as possible just so that I could get picked but to no avail .

    I think they'll be so much opposition to this, and hence so many people who will opt out that economically it probably won't be worth the £80,000. I don't mind the scans myself in all honesty, although I am unconfortable with children going through it. Unless it's forced on us I think things will just stay as they are.
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    (Original post by The Referee)
    I don't need to go into 'think of the children' mode to see anything wrong with this...although I would predict some very happy paedophiles (the laws only catch the ones we know about). I think it's an invasion of privacy! I have a female GP, I see a female Gynaecologist, I am incredibly careful about who sees me undressed - I don't want some random security officer at the airport being able to see my body. If I were happy with anyone being able to see me nude, I'd be a naturist...I'm not!

    In which case my post wasn't aimed at you as we are in agreement.
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    (Original post by Corpsetaker)
    Worst that could happen: potentially thousands of people's images are stolen. Tell me how that is not an invasion of privacy case.

    And please, my monochrome ass is too sexy for any machine .
    Lol what?

    If they wanted thousands of people's pictures, they've just gotta go on to Facebook...

    It's a SCAN anyway, not a picture. I don't have a problem with it TBH.
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    (Original post by ac132)
    Just so long as people doing the scans are not paedophiles/perverts, then the world will be a better place.
    Here in is part of the problem...the protection laws only catch the ones we know about!

    (I have objections on a personal level as well but still...)
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    (Original post by DisgruntledMoth)
    Do you think we'd get to see the pictures afterwards? I think I'd want a personalized mug and shirt. Maybe a keyring.

    "I was full-body scanned at Manchester airport!"
    This!! :yes:
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    (Original post by RollerBall)
    Whats the point? If you ARE conceiling a weapon, why the **** would you consent to getting scanned? What a complete joke.
    :dontknow:

    A friend of mine was operating one a knife arch at Victoria station and despite it being voluntary one guy was caught carrying a machine pistol. All sorts of other weird and wonderful items were picked up.

    (Original post by The Referee)
    I have a female GP, I see a female Gynaecologist, I am incredibly careful about who sees me undressed - I don't want some random security officer at the airport being able to see my body. If I were happy with anyone being able to see me nude, I'd be a naturist...I'm not!
    Let's get this straight, you'd happily strip down in front of your doctor but you won't consent to someone taking a featureless, unidentifiable scan of your body? That doesn't make sense to me.

    (Original post by Aphotic Cosmos)
    As for those who think that a featureless greyscale image of your body constitutes state-sponsored pornography . . . go and re-evaluate your lives, please.
    QFT.
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    (Original post by ch0c0h01ic)
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    Let's get this straight, you'd happily strip down in front of your doctor but you won't consent to someone taking a featureless, unidentifiable scan of your body? That doesn't make sense to me.
    No, I wouldn't happily strip down in front of my doctor, even though I've had the same doctors for several years I'm still uncomfortable and find it embarrassing (I'm also terrified of doctors which frankly doesn't help) but sometimes it can't be avoided. I'd also advise you to take another look at the scans...they're not exactly featureless...or at least not my definition of featureless!
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    (Original post by oo_Lucinda_oo)
    Lol what?

    If they wanted thousands of people's pictures, they've just gotta go on to Facebook...

    It's a SCAN anyway, not a picture. I don't have a problem with it TBH.
    You really need to practice your reading and comprehension skills :facepalm:
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    Is this gentleman carrying a gun or is that just his ...
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    (Original post by ch0c0h01ic)
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    Let's get this straight, you'd happily strip down in front of your doctor but you won't consent to someone taking a featureless, unidentifiable scan of your body? That doesn't make sense to me.
    QFT.
    Getting naked for a doctor is a prerequisite for them to check your health, getting naked is not a prerequisite for getting on a plane
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    (Original post by Corpsetaker)
    You really need to practice your reading and comprehension skills :facepalm:
    Not at all.

    Nothing was ever mentioned in that post about naked pictures, just ''invasion of privacy'' due to having pictures taken.
 
 
 
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