They look a little like giant refrigerators and pack a radiation dose big enough to peer through clothing for bombs or weapons, yet too minuscule to be harmful, federal officials insist.Read more »
In his own words, ExpressJet Airlines pilot Michael Roberts discusses his refusal to go through the AIT (full-body scanners) and enhanced "pat-downs" at Memphis International Airport.Read more »
Over 500 mobile body scanners have been sold to kop departments in the US.Read more »
A bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate requiring all airports to use full-body scanners lacks sufficient privacy safeguards, says a prominent watchdog group.
The Electronic Privacy Information Center says the bill, introduced in the Senate by Sen. Bob Bennett (R-UT) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), "contains particularly weak privacy provision[s] that ignore many of the problems with the devices already uncovered."Read more »
*Travellers chosen for scan must cooperate - or face flight ban
*Airport bosses: Race, religion or ethnicity not a consideration
*60 passengers scanned at Manchester 'without incident'
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