November 16, 2010 4:44 pm

Airport Body Scanners: ‘Stupid and Punitive,’ the ACLU’s Colleen Connell discovers

Colleen Connell, executive director of the ACLU of Illinois, was catching a flight a few months ago out of O’Hare when she experienced one of the airport’s new body scanners. She then discovered that even as the Transportation Security Administration stresses that they are acting to maximize privacy and respect travelers, the process is far from either.

And the scanner was only the beginning of privacy violations for Colleen Connell.

Read the Tribune’s Steve Chapman blog post to find out what happened next.

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