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Airlines OK Security Plan

The government must adopt specific privacy protections before implementing a plan to use personal information to rank all airline passengers as potential security threats, the trade group for major U.S. airlines says. The Air Transport Association said it supports the concept of the Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System, or CAPPS II, provided the government follows seven “privacy principles.” The Associated Press obtained the list of principles Tuesday, a day before they were to be revealed at a House hearing. The guidelines seek to ensure the Transportation Security Administration collects only personal information pertaining to aviation security, stores it securely and gets rid of it as soon as travel is completed. The airlines also said that passengers must be allowed to see their personal information and correct any errors. Full Story

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