Sunday, November 2, 2008

TSA violating privacy with its body scanning machines?

While the USA seems to have no problem with scanners the Virtual Strip Search’ At Airports Debated in Europe.

(All Photos Courtesy Der Spiegel)

"Virtual strip searches" are currently being done using full-body scanners at Los Angeles International, JFK, Baltimore-Washington International, Miami, and many other airports. But late last week, Germany decided that it would not allow its airports to use full-body scanners.
Passengers are randomly selected to step into the machines. The scanning process takes about 40 seconds. You make two quick poses. One with your arms up and the other with them down.
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