Welcome to the Slashdot Beta site -- learn more here. Use the link in the footer or click here to return to the Classic version of Slashdot.

Thank you!

Before you choose to head back to the Classic look of the site, we'd appreciate it if you share your thoughts on the Beta; your feedback is what drives our ongoing development.

Beta is different and we value you taking the time to try it out. Please take a look at the changes we've made in Beta and  learn more about it. Thanks for reading, and for making the site better!

TSA terminates its contract with Rapiscan, nude-o-scope maker

McGruber (1417641) writes | about 2 years ago

Government 2

McGruber (1417641) writes "The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has ended a contract with Rapiscan, a unit of OSI Systems Inc., manufacturer of half of all of those ineffective and controversial full-body scanner used on air passengers.

TSA officials claim that Rapiscan failed to deliver software that would protect the privacy of passengers, but the contract termination happened immediately after the TSA finally got around to studying the health effects of the scanners ( and Congress had a hearing on TSA's "Scanner Shuffle" ( I'm sure the timing is pure coincidence."

Link to Original Source

Sorry! There are no comments related to the filter you selected.

Not before time! (1)

Nefarious Wheel (628136) | about 2 years ago | (#42623147)

Now, if they would only let people walk on without disrobing or removing their shoes, progress will begin.

Mixed news (1)

EngnrFrmrlyKnownAsAC (2816391) | about 2 years ago | (#42623223)

The TSA plans to remove 174 Rapiscan machines from U.S. airports, with the company absorbing the cost, according to TSA officials.

Hip hip hoo...

The machines will be replaced by L-3 scanners.


Check for New Comments
Slashdot Login

Need an Account?

Forgot your password?