Friday, January 18, 2013

Buh-Bye TSA X-Ray Scanners (Update: Not Quite)

Not a moment too soon in our opinion...

TSA to phase out Rapiscan 'naked scanners'

TSA dumps near-naked Rapiscan body scanners

Unfortunately, though, the story as it's been relayed in much of the media isn't complete. The X-Ray scanners aren't going away completely.

TSA has contracted with L-3, Smiths Group Plc (SMIN) and American Science & Engineering Inc. (ASEI) for new body-image scanners, all of which must have privacy software. L-3 and Smiths used millimeter-wave technology. American Science uses backscatter.

You can read that entire article here.

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