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Site has airline passengers worried about privacy

Posted By admin On April 1, 2009 @ 3:44 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Mary Richards
ksl.com [1]
Tuesday, March 31, 2009

SALT LAKE CITY — There are new fears that images of what’s underneath the clothing of airline passengers could be circulated on the Internet.

The top story on the Drudge Report Tuesday morning linked to images of a man and woman, clothes-less in a full-body scanner. It mentioned that the machines are being used at Salt Lake International airport. It’s leading to questions about if they are actual passengers, or that any passenger’s image could end up on the Internet.

TSA spokesman Dwayne Baird says the pictures online right now are of models demonstrating how the equipment works. He is quick to say the equipment cannot save, print or send images of passengers.

“Once we resolve the image, then the next passenger comes into the machine and the image that is on the screen is immediately deleted,” Baird said.

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