Is this true? According to this report, the TSA is going to remove all of the airport backscatter body scanners made by one company.
One, I wonder at the reliability of this story, having seen it no where else. Two, I wonder if this involves the removal of all of the naked scanners, or just one company’s. It appears from the report that the TSA will be replacing some of these units, but it is unclear if they will be naked scanners.
Three, if true, this is good news. I sadly remain skeptical.
Update: Confirmation from the Associated Press.