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TSA removing some scanners

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TSA must remove X-ray scanners that produce naked images by June. (www.seattlepi.com) Plus d'info...

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Moviela
Ric Wernicke 4
"A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon, you're talking real money."

-Senator Everett Dirksen

WALLACE24
WALLACE24 2
Was that before every politician in il. Was a crook?
dmanuel
dmanuel 3
In private enterprise there are usually career limiting repercussions when poor decisions are made. Do you see any indication that the same will apply in this instance? If not, how likely is it that it will encourage more poor decisions? If these scanners were so good at detecting weapons, why were they not embraced by the prison system?
GaAubie
Ken Hardy 3
Just another case of the TSA buying snake oil from various suppliers who claim they have a golden bullet on sercurity. The TSA is run by a bunch of morons who will fall for anything except what makes sense like PROFILING
mpradel
Marcus Pradel 4
Another Billion dollars down the drain?
pr0ject
El Kabong 2
You'll still be getting to second base with the TSA every time you fly if you refuse to have your junk scanned by the L3 systems. Whatever happened to airports getting rid of the TSA altogether in favor of private screeners?
Merlinspop
Bruce Gagne 1
At least the 'naked images' provided them with some sort of motivation to stop standing around chatting with each other and actually open screening lanes.
isardriver
isardriver -1
(Duplicate Squawk Submitted)

'Naked' scanners removed, air travelers get back a little dignity

It's a sad day for airport exhibitionists. Backscatter X-ray machines that produce naked images are being removed from U.S. airports because their manufacturer couldn't write software to make passenger images less revealing.

http://now.msn.com/backscatter-x-ray-scanners-to-be-removed-from-airports
chiphermes
Chip Hermes -1
(Duplicate Squawk Submitted)

TSA To Remove Controversial X-Ray Scanners

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Transportation Security Administration confirms that it is getting rid of airport body scanners that produce a naked image of travelers.



http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_AIRPORT_SCANNERS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2013-01-18-11-51-13

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