US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will begin removing all body scanner machines that show naked images of people. The machines have caused a public outcry about privacy invasion. Rapiscan, which makes the backscatter airport body scanner machines, failed to meet a congressionally mandated deadline to upgrade the technology with software that protects individual privacy. New scanners show any suspect objects on a humanoid image rather than on a scan of a real human ...

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