This is so funny.
When these machines were rolled out in late 2007 it was the aclu that was screaming about them and the conservatives making statements like 'flying is not a right' so suck it up.
These days it seems its the conservatives screaming about them.
Kinda funny... I wonder what has changed
My complaint is that they don't make us any safer then what we've already have and diverted money from technologies that could make us safer.
That said I would guess the heightened searches are because of the holidays and because the spooks have heard rumblings of threatened attacks.
And the 'nakedness' of the images are grossly overstated... many of the images you seen on the internet are faked. ( hard to believe I know)
The leaked 35000 images were from a courthouse not TSA and the quality sucked. (gizmodo has them)