The Junk of 35,000 People

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Abby Zimet

 

Promises, promises. Federal officials have always said the naked images from increasingly controversial x-ray scans are not and cannot be stored. Surprise! U.S. marshalls in Florida saved 35,000 of them. Through a FOIA request,  Gizmodo got and published 100 of them. They're a fuzzier version of airport scanners, but the point is made: "That
we can see these images today almost guarantees that others will be
seeing similar images in the future." In their honor, Jonathan Mann, who has been writing a song a day for almost 2 years, wrote a song about the TSA. He doesn't like them.

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