Full-Body Scanners to Remain at Airports, Despite Reports



IDGA Editor
01/23/2013

Reports last week that airport scanners were being phased out were no doubt greatly received by many air travelers. But the talk of the TSA getting rid of full-body X-ray scanners was, however, wide of the mark. The TSA’s contract with Rapiscan, the company that made the controversial "backscatter" scanners, has simply come to an end. The company failed to come up with privacy software to be installed on the machines. Congress ordered that the scanners either produce a less grap...
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