Archive for August 4th, 2010

Oakland airport rolls out security body scanner

August 4, 2010

Starting on Tuesday, passengers at Oakland International Airport had to pass through a new security barrier.

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El Paso Travelers React To News Some Body Scans Being Saved

August 4, 2010

Some don’t care, some are furious.

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Lawsuit challenges airport full-body scanners

August 4, 2010

A privacy advocacy group is suing the Department of Homeland Security to suspend the use of the controversial full-body scanners employed at airports across the country, including at every major checkpoint at Logan International Airport.

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Feds admit storing checkpoint body scan images

August 4, 2010

For the last few years, federal agencies have defended body scanning by insisting that all images will be discarded as soon as they’re viewed. Now it turns out that some police agencies are storing the controversial images after all.

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