August 4, 2010
Body scanner images and controversy involving saved images discussed by aviation attorney Mary Schiavo
Former Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Transportation and Motley Rice aviation attorney Mary Schiavo speaks with MSNBC about the controversy surrounding 3D Body Scanners and how the saving of images collected from these scanners affects passenger rights.
The issue came to light after the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) disclosed that it requires all body scanners to be able to store and transmit images for "testing, training, and evaluation purposes."The TSA maintains, however, that a scanning machine's ability to store and export images is not typically activated during normal screening operations and that passenger information is anonymous.