Air Travel Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Forums Style Refresh
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 27, 15 at 11:33 AM
  • Introducing MeganM
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 24, 15 at 03:23 PM
View all Air Travel activity »
  1. 1 Help Please: From JFK to 5th Avenue?
  2. 2 Booked Lufthansa/United via Expedia - worried about seat reservation
  3. 3 Have to cancel Delta award tix - best to resched. or back into account?
  4. 4 Keep Skymiles tix for Euro segments or buy cheap alternative?
  5. 5 Which terminal at Heathrow will TAP fly into?
  6. 6 Around the World Fare on OneWorld?
  7. 7 Connecting Flights in Heathrow
  8. 8 Trip Report Review of Air France Premium Economy
  9. 9 Ticketed Name entered incorrectly. Help……
  10. 10 Carryon allowances for US flights...have they changed?
  11. 11 Fiesta time flying Avianca,Miami to Bue
  12. 12 Going to Canada.
  13. 13 United starts offering free beer and wine Internationally
  14. 14 Orbitz Booking Error
  15. 15 What to expect at customs
  16. 16 ORBITZ SITE -PROBLEMs Contacting Customer Service
  17. 17 Separate connecting flights at CDG under 3 hours apart - sufficient?
  18. 18 Air Berlin
  19. 19 EDI to Heathrow
  20. 20 Istanbul ataturk airport visa required?
  21. 21 53 minute layover in el salvador!
  22. 22 DFW to Basel via LHR - clearing immigration & Customs
  23. 23 Viet Nam Airlines
  24. 24 Purchasing a flight from Barcelona to Lisbon
  25. 25 1hr 10min connection at GDG do-able?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Are your privacy concerns lessened with new full body scanner software?

Jump to last reply

Hi everyone,

We’ve been following the news that TSA is removing some of their full body scanners due to privacy issues. The FAA now requires updated scanners to use Automated Target Recognition (ATR), which shows a stick-figure like outline of the person being scanned instead of near nude images. The new software machines are supposed to make security faster because agents can monitor the images at the lane and not in a separate room. Travelers will still be able to choose the pat down option over the scanner. You can read more here: http://blog.tsa.gov/2013/01/rapiscan-backscatter-contract.html.

How does this change the way you fly? Does it make you more or less inclined to use full body scanners?

17 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement