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GAO sees CAPPS II delays

A report issued today by the General Accounting Office found several delays in the development and planning of a controversial airline-passenger screening program of the Transportation Security Administration. The GAO report states that TSA’s Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System (CAPPS) II is behind schedule in testing and in the development of initial increments, due to TSA’s delay in obtaining needed passenger data for testing from air carriers because of privacy concerns, GAO officials said. According to the report, TSA has not established a complete plan that identifies a schedule for delivery or estimated costs. Full Story

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