31 January 2010

Are Tech Solutions the Best Solutions to Terrorism?

Harry Shearer gets partial credit here. We ought to rationally compare tech solutions like full-body scanners against lower-cost options like bomb-sniffing dogs, regardless of the power of the security-tech lobbies. Another example of tech failure against terrorism is the unencrypted Predator drones, which opposition forces have been able to hack

My only concern is that we don't dismiss full-body scanning for out-dated privacy reasons. The best response to surveillance is sousveillance
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

[Edited for clarity.]
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