As we’ve stated from the beginning, TSA has not, will not and the machines cannot store images of passengers at airports. The equipment sent by the manufacturer to airports cannot store, transmit or print images and operators at airports do not have the capability to activate any such function.
Feel free to read a post from earlier this year: Advanced Imaging Technology: Storing, Exporting and Printing of Images You can also read all of our other AIT related posts dating back to 2008 here. Our imaging technology page at www.TSA.gov has been updated as well.
Also, please note that the US Marshal Service falls under the Department of Justice, not under the Department of Homeland Security.
***Update - 12:00 - 8/6/2010***
The U.S. Marshals Service has issued a press release to clarify recent stories about the scanners they use. You can read it here.
|U.S. Marshals Service Press Release|