Body scanners opt out intimidating

But if everybody walks through the scanner, then they win.” I now agree with him, and from now on will try to get to the airport with plenty of time to make sure I can opt out without missing my flight.If you have never done it, I encourage you to get to the airport early and opt out at least once. The government claims it’s not forcing anyone to get the possibly harmful and embarrassing body scans.She said something like, “Excuse me, but I need to, you know, go to work?

• January 21, 2013 AM According to a USA Today article, the President of OSI Systems, the parent company of Rapiscan, is Deepak Chopra.

• January 21, 2013 AM @Jonathan: "I wonder what will happen to the decommissioned machines next" They'll be sold off to tanning salons, for customers who just *can't* get enough skin cancer with plain old UV light.

• January 21, 2013 AM The initial reports I heard were that they were being pulled for two reasons: 1) Health concerns 2) Privacy concerns I've only heard #2 mentioned by main media outlets.

Jordan is, shall we say, quite vocal with his views.

(For example, his guitar case has a sticker that says, “FLUORIDE IS POISON: Read the back of your toothpaste.”) Anyway, Jordan was clearly opting out.