Tags: civil liberties, Department of Homeland Security, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, health care, In-Q-Tel, privacy, United States Department of Homeland Security
Scary stuff and rife with possibilities for extreme abuses and violations! From Gizmodo:
Hidden Government Scanners Will Instantly Know Everything About You From 164 Feet Away
Within the next year or two, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will instantly know everything about your body, clothes, and luggage with a new laser-based molecular scanner fired from 164 feet (50 meters) away. From traces of drugs or gun powder on your clothes to what you had for breakfast to the adrenaline level in your body—agents will be able to get any information they want without even touching you.
And without you knowing it. read more
It seems this technology could be better used in the medical field, but if the government is so hell bent on spying on us then let’s call it national health care and get some benefits from it as well.