Refusal of airport screening is Internet hit

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man who refused a body scan and pat-down search at a San Diego airport has become an Internet sensation.

John Tyner posted a cell phone audio recording of his half-hour encounter Saturday at Lindbergh Field.

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The software engineer couldn't board a flight after refusing a full-body scan that reveals people naked and wouldn't allow a TSA worker to conduct a groin check. Tyner tells the worker, "If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested."

Tyner's blog says he left the airport — but only after being threatened with a lawsuit and fine for failing to complete security screening.

A TSA statement Sunday said body scans and pat-downs make flying safer.

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