Thursday, August 30, 2012

Airport-style screening to be considered for UK train and tube stations

"Fresh consideration is to be given to the introduction of airport-style mass security screening at mainline rail stations and across London's tube network.

The Home Office has launched a search for new and emerging technologies that are capable of rapidly screening huge numbers of passengers and which could be used in major train and tube stations and across the tube network.

The new rail and tube screening technology is to be used to detect explosives, guns and knives, being carried by people and in bags, but would also need a capacity to spot chemical and biological materials. The screening equipment needs to be able to scan wheelchairs, prosthetics, crutches, pushchairs and bikes as well as people and their luggage."

Eddie Murphy isn't involved, but I assure you, it's 'Coming to America',
As it has already in increments. Google: TSA Vipr
It's fitting that a dog be pictured in the above photo, as that's what this all is.
Seeks to make a potential threat of every one of us. Do not cower in fear.

More Links/Prior Posts:
-TSA rail, subway spot-checks raise privacy issues

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