by: Mike Adams
(NaturalNews) A few months ago, I first wrote about the TSA’s naked body scanners and how it could allow Big Brother to view and store pictures of your naked body (plus the naked bodies of your children, too). At that time, my story was met with a reaction of derision from a few people outside the usual NaturalNews readership who said my story was nothing but “paranoia” and that the government had promised it would never record or store full body scan images. The very equipment used to view the body scans was incapable of storing those images, we were told. (These loons apparently think governments never lie…)
Well, as much as I hate to say, “I told ya so,” it turns out I was right (and so was Alex Jones and others who spoke out against the TSA’s naked body scanners). As reported today by Declan McCullagh from CNET, “The U.S. Marshals Service admitted this week that it had surreptitiously saved tens of thousands of images recorded with a millimeter wave system at the security checkpoint of a single Florida courthouse.” (http://news.cnet.com/8301-31921_3-2…)
That same story points to a recently released document (http://epic.org/privacy/airtravel/b…) proving that the TSA actually requires its equipment to be able to record and store naked body images. This, despite the fact that the TSA publicly stated, “scanned images cannot be stored or recorded.” It turns out they were flat-out lying.
So now we have an admission by the TSA that their equipment is, in fact, capable of storing these naked body images. On top of that, we have an admission that federal agents used that same technology to scan tens of thousands of people while secretly saving those images, too.
More naked body scanners coming to U.S. airports
Just two weeks ago, by the way, Big Sis Janet Napolitano announced that these full body scanners would be installed in nearly every major U.S. airport. So get ready have your private parts scanned and recorded by TSA agents, because that’s what could be coming soon to an airport near you.
Another fascinating twist in this story concerns the current location of the more than 35,000 naked body scan images stored on the machine used at a federal courthouse. The machine was apparently returned to the manufacturer. This means the company that makes the full body scanners now reportedly possesses 35,000+ pictures showing the nude bodies of American citizens whose images were scanned and recorded without their knowledge!
Reposted from NaturalNews.com