Posts Tagged ‘full-body scanning’

Airport technology showing people’s ‘private parts’ to get scrutiny

Sunday, November 9th, 2008




Although already in use at some airports in the US, the UK, and Netherlands, full-body scanning — a security technology quite capable of showing people’s unmentionables — might now fade away as a specter facing Americans and other travelers in European airports, due to a lawmakers’ vote.

Some airports in Europe, including London’s Heathrow and Amsterdam’s Schiphol, already make use of full-body scanners, as do some airports in the US. (more…)