Archive for July 16th, 2010

Buffalo airport adds body scanners

July 16, 2010

Democrat and Chronicle Five full-body scanning machines will start arriving at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport within days and will be in use by sometime next month, the Transportation Security Administration said. The scanners are controversial because they can see through clothing, allowing screeners to better check for weapons, chemicals or other prohibited items. The TSA says […]

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Logan looks to raise comfort level with full-body scanners

July 16, 2010

Boston Globe In March, Logan International Airport installed the first of 450 full-body scanners being deployed at security checkpoints around the country this year, and now the airport is vying to become the first to make them less controversial. The Transportation Security Administration is developing new software that shows a generic paper-doll-like figure instead of […]

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Full-body scans guard against soon-to-be-outdated threats

July 16, 2010

2 opposing letters to the editor for USA Today

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