Monday, April 21, 2008

New Airport Scanner Looks Through Clothes

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has placed "whole-body imaging" machines at Los Angeles Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport. These machines are part of a pilot program that will lead to introduction of 30 more security image scanners at other airports. The Los Angeles American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has stated that people may not be aware of just how revealing these machines are. Read more on this topic in "New airport scanner peaks through clothes", Seattle Times Newspaper, April 18, 2008. Visit the TSA website for info on how the Millimeter Wave Whole Body Imaging machine works. Visit here for more air travel security and safety news.

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