Whole-body scanners activated in airports around the world

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on October 20, 2009

Follow up to previous postings on airport whole body imaging technology, this article from the Economist.com: “Much excitement in Manchester where trials have started of Britain’s first whole-body scanner. The machine takes X-ray photographs of passengers, and can reveal concealed threats without requiring the removal of clothing.”

  • BBC news: “Action on Rights for Childen (Arch) claim the Rapiscan equipment could break the Protection of Children Act 1978, under which it is illegal to create an indecent image of a child.”
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