More Opposition to CAPPS II

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on September 30, 2003

Barr Submits Formal Objections to Passenger Profiling System:

  • “Former Congressman Bob Barr today filed a formal objection to the government’s proposed passenger profiling system, commonly known by its acronym, “CAPPS II” (Computer Assisted Passenger Pre-screening System)…Barr…submitted six pages of reasons why the proposed system violated provisions of the U.S. Constitution, including citizens’ right to privacy.”
  • “The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), along with PrivacyActivism, Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, C.A.S.P.I.A.N., and others, today submitted formal comments to the Privacy Office of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, urging it to stop development of a proposed airline passenger screening program administered by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
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