Nude air port scanners

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The full-body scanners that used X-rays to create what look like nude images of passengers have been packed away and removed from airports across the country. The or so machines were removed about two weeks ago, before the June 1 deadline set by Congress. The scanner is made by L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. The X-ray scanners made by Rapiscan Systems in Torrance were removed after Congress required all airport scanners to use privacy-protecting software, such as the technology used by L

Airport body scanners… can I refuse, will I appear naked and other questions answered

TSA to remove controversial full-body scanners

An airport body scanner: image credit. Anyone flying from major UK airports in could be asked to undertake a full body scan. All scanning systems must use millimetre wave imaging technology to flag objects that could be concealed under clothing. Yes, according to Government research. Tests have concluded that the scanner is less invasive than a mobile phone or than being in the sun.

TSA dumps near-naked Rapiscan body scanners

The Transportation Security Administration said Friday it's dropping the full-body scanning machines that produced almost nude images of people at checkpoints and outraged many travelers. The reason: The maker of the machines, Rapiscan Systems, cannot produce software to eliminate the almost nude images that TSA personnel view and turn them into stick-like figures. The machines also were controversial because they use X-rays to scan passengers, prompting concerns about radiation. The move doesn't mean that passengers won't have to go through full-body scans at airports.
The Transportation Security Administration is pulling the plug on its nude body scanner program, a decision announced Friday that closes the door to a tumultuous privacy battle with the public scoring a rare victory. Travelers will continue to go through one of two types of scanners already deployed, but images of naked bodies will no longer be produced. Instead, software will instead show a generic outline of a person. First tested in , the advanced imaging technology scanners became the object of intense media and public scrutiny around Thanksgiving in