Undie-Bomber Lives On: TSA Cancels Right to 'Opt Out' Of Naked Scanners 12-18-15 - Big Brother Rejoices

TSA body scanners now mandatory for some passengers

[excerpted] Travelers who previously chose a pat-down at airports to avoid body scanners may no longer have the option. The US government quietly updated the rules concerning the use of body scanners, letting TSA agents make screening mandatory for some people.

While the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has promoted widespread use of body-imaging scanners for years, they allowed passengers to opt out of the scan and undergo a pat-down by a TSA agent instead. A new privacy assessment by the Department of Homeland Security, however, says the scanners no longer violate the privacy of individuals, and allows the TSA to refuse opt-outs on certain occasions.

“While passengers may generally decline AIT screening in favor of physical screening, TSA may direct mandatory AIT screening for some passengers,” says a Privacy Impact Assessment Update signed by DHS Chief Privacy Officer Karen L. Neuman, using the acronym for Advanced Imaging Technology to refer to scanners.

The document is dated December 18.

re: 'TSA may direct...some'

However it is 'softened', i.e. "TSA may direct...some" - very simply this is the loss of another personal right. While it is claimed that most people may still continue to opt out of the electrical-wave digital-scanner if they so choose, nevertheless, they no longer have the 'right' to do so. The right to make that decision has been stripped away and handed over to Big Brother. Maybe you can opt-out, maybe you cannot opt out. Big Brother will now decide that for you.

Airport x-ray scanning...what was it again that was blamed for the need to start naked-scanning all travelers? Oh that's right, it was the 'chaos' of the ridiculously scripted Bureau of Propaganda production of 'Bumbling-Underwear-Bomber' on Christmas day 2009 [link] that was responsible for the entirely 'new order' of extreme airport 'security' that was implemented virtually overnight. And then not even four months later, March 2010, naked-scanning of all travelers suddenly was made mandatory [or an unprecedented full body pat-down for any who would opt-out]:

TSA Announces Strip-Searches At U.S. Airports to Be "Mandatory" 3-21-10 "In a new attempt to curb terrorism on airplanes and in airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced this week that they plan on making full body scanners mandatory..." [see post]

And the rest is Zwo history...right up to this latest move now stripping away that last little 'right to choose' - and all thanks to undie-boy. Take note.

History: Christmas 2009 to Christmas 2015
Rev. 18:4
Psalms 37:35-36 'I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree. Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found'

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