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Co-Chairs of 9-11 Commission Fault TSA Airport Screening, Question Effectiveness of Body Scanner Devices

Former 9-11 Study Commission Chairs Lee Hamilton and Thomas Keen have released a "Tenth Anniversary Report Card," assessing the status of the recommendations made by the 9-11 Commission. The report found that even "with significant federal funding," "explosive detection technology lacks reliability" and that "the next generation of whole body scanning machines are not effective at detecting explosives hidden within the body and raise privacy and health concerns that DHS has not fully addressed." EPIC has made very similar arguments in EPIC v. DHS, the challenge to the TSA body scanner program. For more information, see EPIC - The 9/11 Commission Report.


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