New airline screening system under scrutiny

A proposed new airline passenger screening system, CAPPS II, is coming under criticism from various civil liberties groups, members of Congress, and concerned air travel industry groups. The system would require passengers to give extra information, such as date of birth and home phone number when making a reservation, and that information would be checked against consumer databases and watch lists. View the entire article at,1848,61553,00.html

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