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AIT scanners see through clothing to photograph the entire body to reveal undisclosed objects. Increasing use of the scanner at airports by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is being met with outrage by many US travelers. Passengers who refuse an X-ray scan are required to undergo an intimate pat down by TSA agents.

TSA Replaces Controversial X-Ray Scanners At LAX

Efficiency – and not radiation and privacy fears – was cited as the primary factor in the TSA’s decision to replace the controversial scanners.

10/22/2012

AIT scanners see through clothing to photograph the entire body to reveal undisclosed objects. Increasing use of the scanner at airports by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is being met with outrage by many US travelers. Passengers who refuse an X-ray scan are required to undergo an intimate pat down by TSA agents.

TSA To Debut New Airport Scanner, But No Plans For LAX Upgrade

A new and reportedly non-blush-inducing airport security scanner could be coming to an airport near you — just not to the nation’s third-busiest travel hub.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/20/2011

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