Regardless of the TSA's efforts to garner public cooperation, the backlash has been widespread. Many groups are staging boycotts of air travel in protest of the machines. Similarly, there's an Internet campaign to promote "Opt-Out Day" today, one of the busiest travel days of the year, in which activists will "opt out" of the scan and receive a pat-down, which will slow the screening process. Joshua Sherman, who runs the website flywithdignity.com, says he and other protesters hope that the disruption caused by refusal to use the machines will encourage the TSA to rethink its strategy.
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