TSA Rolls Out Body Scanner Tech Sans Naked Images

Law360, New York (August 5, 2011, 7:17 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Transportation Security Administration showed off its new, more private body scanning technology Thursday at Detroit Metro Airport, one of the first airports to get the new devices.

The TSA's body scanners, which search fliers for metallic and nonmetallic weapons and other dangerous devices, will now show TSA agents no more than a generic outline of a human body. The previous generation of scanning technology showed explicit images of passengers' naked bodies.

The technology prompted outrage among passengers rights groups and the traveling public. Critics...
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