by Mike Masnick
Mon, Apr 12th 2010 3:51pm
With the new body scanning machines showing up at more and more airports, there still are lots of concerns over privacy and what might happen to the images of the scans. The TSA insists that the images are quickly discarded, but Michael Scott points us to the news that the TSA has now admitted that the devices can store and record images, but insists that's only done for "testing, training, and evaluation purposes." However, the TSA also admitted that there's nothing preventing this "test mode" from being turned on while in regular use. How long until there's some sort of "terrorist" incident that leads to a new requirement that all scans be recorded?
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