NYC Faces Privacy Suit Over PD's Body Scanners

Law360, New York (January 28, 2013, 3:26 PM EST) -- A Florida privacy advocate asked a New York federal court Monday to stop the New York City Police Department from using high-tech imaging scanners that peer through clothing to identify unlawful concealed weapons, claiming the devices violate his Fourth Amendment rights.

Jonathan Corbett, who also has a lawsuit pending in the Eleventh Circuit against the U.S. Transportation Safety Administration over its full-body scanners in airports, says the NYPD is about to start using terahertz imaging devices on unsuspecting passers-by. Employing the scanners, which create an electromagnetic...
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