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DHS stands behind CAPPS II

Officials from the Homeland Security Department and Transportation Security Administration confirmed the government’s intent to implement an effective airline passenger screening system and review public feedback throughout its development. DHS Chief Privacy Officer Nuala O’Connor Kelly and TSA Administrator Admiral James Loy, issued a joint statement yesterday praising the “historic, responsible dialogue with the traveling public” in the development of the Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System, known as CAPPS II. “Our commitment is to continue developing CAPPS II in the context of a broad-based, responsible and honest dialogue with the American people,” the officials stated in the release. The late-afternoon statement came in response to a morning press conference in which prominent conservatives and privacy advocates voiced several concerns with the computerized system. Full Story

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