Published July 20, 2011
AP – Sept. 1, 2010: Transportation Security Administration employee Anthony Brock, left, demonstrates a new full-body scanner at San Diego’s Lindbergh Field with TSA employee Andres Lozano in San Diego.
Under fire from privacy advocates, the Transportation Security Administration is upgrading its full body scanners to eliminate the use of images that show a passenger’s naked body.
Over the new few months, the agency will install new software known as Automated Target Recognition (ATR) that can auto-detect items that pose a potential threat using a generic outline of a person for all passengers.
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