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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Full-Body Scanners to Get New Radiation Tests

“The Transportation Security Administration announced Friday that it would retest every full-body X-ray scanner that emits ionizing radiation — 247 machines at 38 airports — after maintenance records on some of the devices showed radiation levels 10 times higher than expected.” (USA Today)

That’s only part of the problem.

FEE Timely Classic
“The TSA Makes Us Safer? It Just Ain’t So” by Steven Horwitz and Art Carden