One Hundred Naked Citizens: One Hundred Leaked Body Scans (Video)

Thanks to Joel Johnson for his story on Gizmodo:

At the heart of the controversy over “body scanners” is a promise: The images of our naked bodies will never be public. U.S. Marshals in a Florida Federal courthouse saved 35,000 images on their scanner. These are those images.

A Gizmodo investigation has revealed 100 of the photographs saved by the Gen 2 millimeter wave scanner from Brijot Imaging Systems, Inc., obtained by a FOIA request after it was recently revealed that U.S. Marshals operating the machine in the Orlando, Florida courthouse had improperly-perhaps illegally-saved images of the scans of public servants and private citizens.

We understand that it will be controversial to release these photographs. But identifying features have been eliminated. And fortunately for those who walked through the scanner in Florida last year, this mismanaged machine used the less embarrassing imaging technique.

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12 Comments on "One Hundred Naked Citizens: One Hundred Leaked Body Scans (Video)"

  1. chinagreenelvis | Nov 17, 2010 at 2:34 pm |

    Oh no. Now everyone will be able to see the fuzzy white blob that represents my body.

  2. chinagreenelvis | Nov 17, 2010 at 10:34 am |

    Oh no. Now everyone will be able to see the fuzzy white blob that represents my body.

  3. Don’t fly.

  4. Don’t fly.

  5. Ironaddict06 | Nov 17, 2010 at 5:02 pm |

    I’m fine with the scanners, as long as every single passenger has to be scanned or molested urr I mean pat down. That includes every single gov’t employee. Yes that includes Senate and House members.

  6. Ironaddict06 | Nov 17, 2010 at 1:02 pm |

    I’m fine with the scanners, as long as every single passenger has to be scanned or molested urr I mean pat down. That includes every single gov’t employee. Yes that includes Senate and House members.

    • *Especially* Senate and House members. Every time we take our eyes off them, look at what they do to the country.

  7. Let’s make it even and require the TSA personnel to be naked when they screen you.

  8. Let’s make it even and require the TSA personnel to be naked when they screen you.

  9. *Especially* Senate and House members. Every time we take our eyes off them, look at what they do to the country.

  10. Pinkelephantcollective | Nov 19, 2010 at 11:42 am |

    And What About the Radiation exposure ChinaGreen?

  11. Pinkelephantcollective | Nov 19, 2010 at 7:42 am |

    And What About the Radiation exposure ChinaGreen?

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