TSA to Upgrade Body Scanners, Eliminate Naked Images

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    Under fire from privacy advocates, the Transportation Security Administration is upgrading its full body scanners to eliminate the use of images that show a passenger’s naked body.

    Over the new few months, the agency will install new software known as Automated Target Recognition (ATR) that can auto-detect items that pose a potential threat using a generic outline of a person for all passengers.

    TSA to Upgrade Body Scanners, Eliminate Naked Images - FoxNews.com
     
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    That's good news. Had a trip to D.C. planned and wife said no way she was getting scanned/patted down. Hell I went thru one of those and it was over before I figured out what it was. Pffft.
     
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    So Anthony Weiners belly button is off limits, but his twitter is still public property.
     
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    So all those expensive scanners that the Bush admin authorized will be replaced now?

    One good thing, less nausea by TSA agents when TP members are passing thru.
     
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    Personally I say forget the scanners, everyone strip before going through security.
    (Obviously I won't be flying.........)
     
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    I remember when smoking was allowed on airplanes. You know- those propeller things that go roundy round.
     
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    Yep
     
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    Old fart!!

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