The European Commission last month issued a report on the use of so-called body scanners that could lead to creation of a legal framework for introduction of the machines at airports on an EU-wide basis. Currently, scanners are being used on a trial basis at airports in the UK, the Netherlands, France and Italy but there are no community-wide regulations governing their use. The report, which was prepared at the request of the European Parliament and the member states, notes that because ...

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