- Prison Planet.com - http://www.prisonplanet.com -
Critics take dim view of Logan body scanners
Posted By admin On March 2, 2010 @ 5:09 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
Boston Herald 
March 2, 2010
Full-body scanners that perform what critics call a “virtual strip search” of airplane passengers are being unveiled at Logan International Airport next week, federal authorities said.
In all, three scanners will be up and running early next week in Terminal A, according to Transportation Security Administration spokeswoman Ann Davis.
They arrive more than two months after a Nigerian national tried to bring down a Northwest Airlines flight to Detrit on Christmas Day with a bomb concealed in his underwear.
The Logan scanners, among 150 being deployed nationwide this year, produce front-and-back images of passengers’ bodies through their clothes.
Article printed from Prison Planet.com: http://www.prisonplanet.com
URL to article: http://www.prisonplanet.com/critics-take-dim-view-of-logan-body-scanners.html
URLs in this post:
 Boston Herald: http://news.bostonherald.com/news/regional/view/20100302critics_take_dim_view_of_logan_body_scanners/srvc=home&position=also
 Image: http://www.prisonplanet.tv
 Logan will install body scanners: http://www.prisonplanet.com/logan-will-install-body-scanners.html
 U.S. body scanners go unused, wasting millions: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-body-scanners-go-unused-wasting-millions.html
 Body scanners are headed to 11 major airports: http://www.prisonplanet.com/body-scanners-are-headed-to-11-major-airports.html
 Germany, Netherlands & Chicago To Introduce Body Scanners: http://www.prisonplanet.com/germany-netherlands-chicago-to-introduce-body-scanners.html
 Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport gets 60 full-body scanners: http://www.prisonplanet.com/amsterdams-schiphol-airport-gets-60-full-body-scanners.html
Copyright © 2013 PrisonPlanet.com. All rights reserved.