TSA introduces new technology to protect privacy

    Remember all the controversy over the full-body scanners? And how you had to buy these? There may be a new solution.

    The Transportation Security Administration says it’s installing new technology in some U.S. airports so when a traveler goes through checkpoint security, a generic outline of a person’s body will be shown instead of the image of a naked body.

    The agency says the change is intended to protect travelers’ privacy rights while securing commercial air travel. The new software is designed to recognize items on the passenger that could pose a security threat.

    The agency plans to eventually use this technology for more machines at more airports.

     

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