Day 6

Confessions of a TSA agent: I saw you naked

The use of "full body scanners" that produce detailed 3-D images of airport travellers had critics calling the practice a gross invasion of privacy - but the U.S. Transportation Security Administration assured the public that systems were in place to protect their privacy. Jason Edward Harrington, a former TSA employee, claims those privacy concerns were justified in his Politico article, "Dear America, I Saw You...

The use of "full body scanners" that produce detailed 3-D images of airport travellers had critics calling the practice a gross invasion of privacy - but the U.S. Transportation Security Administration assured the public that systems were in place to protect their privacy. Jason Edward Harrington, a former TSA employee, claims those privacy concerns were justified in his Politico article, "Dear America, I Saw You Naked" and his blog, Taking Sense Away. The TSA did not respond to our request for comment on the story. 

 

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