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TSA body scanners may be more likely to trigger false alarms if you’re black or overweight

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  • TSA airport body scanner may be more likely to produce false alarms against certain members of society.
  • According to a report published by ProPublica this week, the TSA’s advanced imaging technology (AIT) body scanners are more likely to triggers false alarms for African American passengers.
  • More specifically, the report indicates that certain hairstyles common with members of the African American community such as afros, braids, and dreadlocks, are more likely to set off false alarms.
  • A GAO report cited by the story also indicates higher false alarm rates for obese passengers.
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