Full Body Scanners
The TSA said its decision to pull the machines is in an effort to speed up security lines at the two New York City airports, and insists the full body scanners are safe.
A new study is raising concerns about the health risks of full body X-ray scanners as some 23 million people are expected to take to airports across the country next week for Thanksgiving.
Travelers passing through Newark Liberty Airport soon will feel a little less exposed.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is seeking to make it illegal for anyone to distribute or record the revealing images produced by full-body scanners at airports.
Travelers opposed to the invasive new security measures are hoping their online calls for a nationwide protest will create long lines and teach the Transportation Security Administration a lesson.
Ahead of the busiest travel day of the year, seasoned passengers who know the drill said thinking ahead could make the passage through airport security go a lot quicker.
Americans generally seem OK with X-ray scanners — but there’s less support for the pat-downs.
The New York City Council’s lawyer believes it has the power to ban the new full body scanners in use at airports.
He’s threatening to sue. An airline passenger says the new security pat-down measures went way too far and he recorded it all on his cell phone.
Body scanners are finally here. The new cutting edge body scanning technology was deployed for the first time Friday in the New York area.
Some are calling the latest in airport security an invasion of privacy Friday, as full body scanners are set to be installed at the three tri-state area airports.
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