[ RadSafe ] AW: Authorities want to survey city radiation

Franz Schönhofer franz.schoenhofer at chello.at
Thu Feb 14 14:02:50 CST 2008

Dear Clayton,

I really appreciate that you dare to answer to me, when a few (!!!) persons
try to blackmail me.....  

Reading your mail and the messages before it, it would be self-evident that
all those "funny" proposals are absurd. I though understand the political
part of "showing" ("convincing") the population that the government is
really caring for the population and does whatever is possible to protect it
from the terrifying nuclear bomb-threat. 

Franz Schoenhofer, PhD
MinRat i.R.
Habicherg. 31/7
A-1160 Wien/Vienna

-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Clayton J Bradt [mailto:cjb01 at health.state.ny.us] 
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 14. Februar 2008 15:51
An: radsafe at radlab.nl
Cc: franz.schoenhofer at chello.at
Betreff: Re:Authorities want to survey city radiation

Franz, some bad ideas just keep giving!

When the signal you're looking for is so weak that background interferes,
you know you've got problems.  Using radiation as a means of identifying
terrorists was always a losing proposition.  It's almost as pointless as
tapping in to every phone conversation and email on the networks hoping to
overhear a plot being hatched.  To be useful, surveillance with such
nonspecific tests must focus on a manageably small set of suspects.

It should be clear by now that there are no technological solutions to
identifying terrorists.  It would be far easier and cost effective to
convince Osama bin Laden and associates to love America.

Clayton J. Bradt
dutchbradt at hughes.net

Orignial message:

Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 23:44:26 +0100
From: Franz Sch?nhofer <franz.schoenhofer at chello.at>
Subject: WG: [ RadSafe ] Authorities want to survey city radiation
To: "RADSAFE" <radsafe at radlab.nl>
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While searching for an email on my computer I came across this mail. Please
note, that it was forwarded to the list on 21 March 2007 - almost exactly
one year ago...... Now compare it with the current situation!

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