Friday, February 26th, 2010
A former Watford resident is spearheading a campaign to ban full body scanners from airports across Britain.
- A d v e r t i s e m e n t
Adam Woodward, who was “born and bred” in Vicarage Road but now lives and works as an English teacher in Spain, is part of a band of people concerned at the introduction of the scanners.
A Facebook group, which has become the focal point for their campaign, has attracted more than 10,000 members.
And their cause is backed by organisations such as Big Brother Watch, Privacy International and former The Corrs musician Jim Corr.
The Facebook group claims “these machines will perform a virtual strip search, which records detailed images of a person’s genitalia, breasts and any cosmetic enhancements.