TSA Broadens Use of 'Backscatter X-Ray' Machines

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by spy1, Oct 25, 2007.

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  1. spy1

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  2. Mrkvonic

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    Hello,
    Actually, what people do not know is that the low-energy x-ray (< 80KV) is far more dangerous than the high-energy ones (100KV >). The so-called skin dose can cause cancer and whatnots whereas there is far less damaging potential from high-energy x-ray in adults.
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  3. AJohn

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    If they are to use this in airports then the goverment can expect to bail the airports out of even more debt due to no one I know flying anymore.
     
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