ILM to get full-body scanners

Date: 2/3/2012

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By the summer, the Wilmington International Airport should have advanced imaging technology full-body scanners.

The machines have drawn widespread scrutiny as they have been rolled out at airports nationwide. Many passengers complained the scanners would violate their privacy, and the American Civil Liberties Union called the technology a "virtual strip search."

At ILM, though, the advanced imaging technology will include new software that shows a generic outline of a person's body, said Airport Director Jon Rosborough. He likened the new images to the stick figure outlines on the outside of a bathroom door.

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