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Introduction

The events of September 11 have been said to be a “wake-up” call for all Americans as it deals with security issues. The events of 9/11 exposed the weaknesses that airline systems were currently subject to. Although the weapons were not guns and bombs, but the actual air craft, many Americans were left wondering how something like this could happen in the United States of America. Since that time there has been an emergence of new technology to have aviation security personnel keep fliers safe. Nonetheless, many fliers feel that security measures are infringing upon their personal freedoms. Early on, there were more intensive pat downs, removing shoes, but more recently the emergence of full body scanners raised much controversy. These devices allow security workers to view a virtual naked image of the flier. Customers have expressed concern with the possible misuse of this device. Many customers are expressing their view that certain devices are infringing upon their constitutional rights. The Fourth Amendment of the United States constitution states: