Airport X-Rays Term Paper by ResearchRiter

Airport X-Rays
An examination of the privacy issues concerning the use of backscatter x-ray machines in airport security.
# 120930 | 1,750 words | 15 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Hot Topics (Terror and 9/11) , Aviation, Aeronautics (General)

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This paper discusses privacy concerns that accompany newer airport screening technology that have increased imaging and detection capabilities, specifically the backscatter x-ray machines, and proposes a solution that addresses the objections.

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"The events of 9/11 created a new and more urgent need for a security solution at airports to ensure that terrorists cannot enter an airport's sterile concourse or board an airplane in possession of weapons or explosives. An appropriate solution would need to strike a balance between two opposing issues-the effectiveness of the detection devices and procedures used, and the invasion to passengers' privacy involved in using effective detection devices. Although the increased airport security put into place following the events of 9/11 have included more intensive..."

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