Airport's Nude Body Scanners Are Going To Go Bye-Bye

Saturday, January 19, 2013 - 12:34pm

Some called them "virtual strip searches" now the TSA is getting rid of detailed full body scanners at airports across the country.

The TSA says 174 back-scatter body scanners will be removed from 30 airports by June.

The move comes after rapiscan, the maker of the machines, told congress they coundn't  meet the deadline to install privacy software.

Other machines that display a generic outline of the human body will still be used at airport security checkpoints. According to the TSA getting rid of the machines will actually make for faster lanes fortravelers and enhanced.

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