Saturday, February 16, 2013

Controversial Body Scanners Leaving Airports - But Where do They Go?

The 250 controversial full body scanners produced by Rapiscan and installed in airports around the country by the TSA to upgrade airline security are finally going away. This alleviates concerns by airline passengers who have health or privacy issues with the intrusive scanners. Now the TSA needs to find a home for the scanners that cost us over 40 million dollars. It appears the TSA is shopping them around to other government agencies to complement their existing security systems. Read more in "Next Stop for Controversial Airport Scanners: Office Buildings?", The Atlantic, February 11, 2013.

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