Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Europe Bans X-Ray Body Scanners Used at U.S. Airports

Pro Publica

The European Union on Monday prohibited the use of X-ray body scanners in European airports, parting ways with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration, which has deployed hundreds of the scanners as a way to screen millions of airline passengers for explosives hidden under clothing.

The European Commission, which enforces common policies of the 27 member countries, adopted the rule “in order not to risk jeopardizing citizens’ health and safety.”...[Full Article]

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