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Whole Body Imaging Coming to An Airport Near You

By Linda Tancs

Following a successful pilot phase in Phoenix, the TSA has reported that it will expand its whole body imaging technology testing to JFK and LAX in the near future.  Whole body imaging is an alternative to a security checkpoint pat-down search.  The technology captures an image of the whole body (hence the name) and is hailed as a more reliable method of detecting and resolving anomalies in the passenger screening process.  Needless to say, critics dub the process intrusive despite the fact that the image is transient and cannot be viewed by any other member of the public at the screening area.  Readers, what say you–for or against?

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  Body Scans at Airports Cause Consternation « Travelrific® wrote @

[…] has renewed interest in the full body scanners deployed in limited release among U.S. airports as previously reported in this blog.  Moreover, the Government has requested that international airports around the world adopt the […]

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