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January 18, 2013

Naked Image Full Body Scanners To Be Taken Out Of US airports

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Written by: David Ferguson, Raw Story
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A technician assembles a brand new TSA body scanner. (Photo by Matt Molnar/NYCAviation)



Naked-image full-body scanners to be taken out of U.S. airports (via Raw Story )

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has announced that U.S. airports will soon discontinue their use of controversial full-body scanners which reveal nude images of passengers as they pass through the machine. According to Bloomberg News, OSI Systems, the company that makes the scanners,…




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