Group Demands Immediate Halt of Full-Body Airport Scanners – Wired Threat Level

A leading privacy group is urging a federal appeals court to suspend the government’s program of introducing full-body imagining machines at airports across the country.

The Transportation Security Administration began deploying 450 of them in March to dozens of airports nationwide.

“The suspicionless search of all airport travelers in this most invasive way violates the reasonableness standard contained in the Fourth Amendment,” Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, said Tuesday.