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Invasive Body Scanners to Be Removed from US Airports
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Invasive Body Scanners to Be Removed from US Airports
Of course, it's for the wrong reason. Rather than because you're surrendering too many liberties, because it's a constant reminder that the terrorists won, or because it's bad to be blasted with radiation, it's because people don't like being seen naked. Still, it's a good development.

I, for a while, had been opting for the pat-down, which was problematic for its own reasons (a reminder of how paranoid Americans are; more handling of your stuff by careless TSA agents; takes longer--a problem if you're in a rush).

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Quote:Naked-Image Scanners to Be Removed From U.S. Airports

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration will remove airport body scanners that privacy advocates likened to strip searches after OSI Systems Inc. (OSIS) couldn’t write software to make passenger images less revealing.

TSA will end a $5 million contract with OSI’s Rapiscan unit for the software after Administrator John Pistole concluded the company couldn’t meet a congressional deadline to produce generic passenger images, agency officials said in interviews.

The agency removed 76 of the machines from busier U.S. airports last year. It will now get rid of the remaining 174 Rapiscan machines, with the company absorbing the cost, said Karen Shelton Waters, the agency’s assistant administrator for acquisitions. The TSA will use 60 machines manufactured by L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (LLL), the agency’s other supplier of body scanners, and will move some scanners to busier airports to reduce waiting times.

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There goes my body scanner game Sad
01-18-2013 05:44 PM
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Body scanner game:

   

   





Some of Emech's girlfriend's on their way home:

   

   

   


Probably why the scanners are getting removed. Some things are better left unseen. Whip
01-19-2013 09:50 AM
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(01-19-2013 09:50 AM)Aliblahba Wrote:  Body scanner game:









Some of Emech's girlfriend's on their way home:








Probably why the scanners are getting removed. Some things are better left unseen. Whip

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01-19-2013 11:06 AM
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(01-19-2013 09:50 AM)Aliblahba Wrote:  [Image: attachment.php?aid=9591]

Is that a fucking aerosol-sized can? Jesus Christ.

Wtf

Mindblown

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