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TSA To Remove Privacy-Invasive Scanners

TRAVELERS’ PRIVACY—U.S.

January 21, 2013

The Transportation Security Administration says it will remove airport x-ray body scanners due to privacy concerns that to date cannot be resolved, the Associated Press reports. The 174 backscatter scanners at 30 U.S. airports will be removed by June, per a Congressional order, while the scanners that display a generic outline instead of an image of the subject will remain.
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