Economy

November 17, 2010

TSA could have chosen a less intrusive screening machine

After 23-year-old Nigerian terrorist Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab boarded a flight from the Netherlands to Detroit last Christmas with enough explosives to bring down the plane, officials at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport decided to build a better mousetrap. In the 11 months since, Schiphol largely has avoided the privacy uproar that's roiling U.S. airports.

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