Body Scanners

Is It This Easy To Fool A TSA Body Scanner?

Is It This Easy To Fool A TSA Body Scanner?

It’s not every day that we see something as scary as this. Those fancy, expensive, TSA body scanners that blast you with radiation and can see you naked in the name of security? It would seem it’s easier to slip things past them than metal detectors.

Did The TSA Ignore Early X-Ray Scanner Cancer Risks?

Did The TSA Ignore Early X-Ray Scanner Cancer Risks?

The US Federal Drug Administration (FDA), which regulates medical technology, has long opposed large-scale X-ray machine deployment, arguing that people shouldn’t be irradiated without a direct medical benefit. So how did 250 X-ray “backscatter” scanners, which potentially increase cancer rates, land in American airports? Because the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)…