Thursday, December 23, 2010
Stick figure scanner pics coming to three Montana airports next year -- Boston's Logan due for same
Stick figure scanner pics coming to three Montana airports next year: Helena, Billings and Gallatin:
FULL BOSTON HERALD STORY:
TSA: Scanners will show only ‘stick figure’
Privacy complaints spur change
Richard Weir By Richard Weir
Thursday, November 18, 2010 -
[Richard Weir is the Herald's new "T" beat reporter, covering a subway and bus system that moves 1.3 million people every day and is the lifeblood of the city. He has worked as the Herald's City Hall bureau chief and an investigative reporter, breaking stories on government waste and public corruption.]
The controversial naked body scanners at Logan International Airport will soon be G-rated, as Boston’s airport is set to be the nation’s first to get new X-ray technology showing a “stick figure” instead of the controversial outline of a passenger’s assets, the airport’s federal security director said yesterday.
“All you’ll have is stick figure and a little block around each anomaly on you,” George Naccara of the Transportation Security Administration said of the new scanners due to arrive by late winter.