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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

"4th Amendment Violating Mobile X-Ray Scanners Hit The Streets"

This story is on Prison Planet (hat tip: and includes a neat picture. Here's the lead:

As we warned at the beginning of the year, X-ray body scanners currently being used and abused in airports across the world are set to hit the streets as American Science & Engineering reveals that “more than 500 backscatter x-ray scanners mounted in vans that can be driven past neighboring vehicles to see their contents” have been sold to government agencies.

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