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Submission + - TSA Opting-Out of Its Own Scanners (

CasualFriday writes: Comments on Gizmodo are all a-twitter with reports that many major airports have made the decision to simply not use the controversial backscatter machines on the national opt-out day. Could it be that they are trying to avoid a PR disaster, or simply turning them off so they can say "We told you so" if something happens later?

"Sometimes insanity is the only alternative" -- button at a Science Fiction convention.