Airport X-Rays Persuasive Essay by ResearchRiter

Airport X-Rays
A discussion of the use of airport x-rays in airport security.
# 120709 | 1,500 words | 14 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Hot Topics (Terror and 9/11) , Aviation, Aeronautics (General)

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This paper argues in favor of the backscatter x-ray for airport security, presenting a solution that includes modesty improvements, technological and regulatory barriers to misuse of images, and private screening procedures.

From the Paper:

"The increased airport security put into place following the events of 9/11 have included more intensive use of security devices and security procedures in an effort to provide much-needed safety for passengers, flight crews, airport facilities and their employees, as well as cargo. Devices such as x-ray machines, explosive detection devices and metal detectors are not only being used more extensively, they are being greatly improved in terms of their capability to detect concealed weapons and explosives. Previous devices were relatively ineffective and..."

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