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100 Body Scan Images From Security Checkpoint Leaked

KHQ.COM - Earlier this year, the U.S. Marshals Service admitted that--despite promises from federal agencies that such images could and would not be stored--some 35,000 images from a scanner at a security checkpoint at a Florida courthouse had been saved.

One hundred of those body scan images have been leaked by Gizmodo, which obtained them through the Freedom of Information Act. They were taken with using millimeter wave scanners manufactured by Brijot Imaging Systems, Inc, which produce images that resemble "blurry negatives" with a "humanoid form," according to TSA spokesperson Sari Koshetz.

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