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Image from a body scan. (CBS)

New Airport Body Scanners Will Allow For More Privacy

The Transportation Security Administration will soon begin using new software, which doesn’t show naked images of those who go through body scanners.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2011

Image from a body scan. (CBS)

Cook County Jail Installs Body Scanners For Prisoners

In an effort to improve safety for inmates and officers, the Cook County Jail has installed new high-tech body-scanning machines, Sheriff Tom Dart said Tuesday.

03/15/2011

An airline passenger gets patted down at O'Hare. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Travelers Hit Airports Amid Security Flap

On the busiest travel day of the year, the threat of a protest over security screening procedures hangs over O’Hare International Airport and the rest of the nation’s airports.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2010

Photo Of A TSA Agent With Monitor. (AP Photo)

‘Opt-Out Day’ To Cause Huge Travel Mess?

A loosely organized Internet campaign is urging people to refuse the scans on Wednesday in what is being called National Opt-Out Day. Could it cause a huge travel mess?

CBS Chicago–11/23/2010

Airport scanner demonstration. (CBS)

‘National Opt-Out Day’ Could Cause Holiday Travel Headaches

Passengers normally don’t want to see long lines at the airport, but a protest against stepped up security is gaining momentum and it threatens to make a very busy air travel day worse than ever.

CBS 2–11/19/2010

Airport scanner demonstration. (CBS)

Airport Body Scanners Still Radiating Controversy

The U.S. Homeland Security chief insists there are privacy safeguards, as passengers complain about the machines’ intrusiveness.

11/15/2010