body scanners

TSA To Remove Naked-Image Scanners From US Airports

TSA To Remove Naked-Image Scanners From US Airports

The US Transportation Security Administration has announced that it will remove the controversial “naked image” body scanners from US airports because developers can’t write software to make the images less revealing.

TSA Doesn’t Deny That It’s Really Easy To Fool Body Scanners

TSA Doesn’t Deny That It’s Really Easy To Fool Body Scanners

If you’ve been on the internet today, you probably saw (along with the iPad 3) that those fancy TSA naked body scanners can be easily duped by just carrying something to the side over you body (in a side pocket or an attached pouch). Wait… that’s all it takes? Apparently…

TSA Could Skip Independent Backscatter Tests

TSA Could Skip Independent Backscatter Tests

Backscatter X-ray machines may or may not be carcinogenic. The European Union isn’t taking any chances, but the TSA is so confident in their safety that it likely won’t conduct the additional tests it promised the US Senate.