Italy reportedly is abandoning the use of full-body scanners for security checks at airports because the machines are too slow and have not worked as well as had been hoped in checking for weapons and explosives, Corriere della Sera reported. Officials concluded that it takes about 30 sec. longer to check a person by scanner than by hand, and privacy measures reduced the scanners' effectiveness. According to the paper, Rome Fiumicino, Marco Polo International near Venice and Palermo ...

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