Secure Flight Airline Passenger Pre-Screening System
SECURE FLIGHT is the latest proposed government system for running database checks on Americans who travel by air. Lacking meaningful due process protections for people who are unfairly tagged, and yet easy for terrorists to circumvent, this program once put in place will grow into a most un-American system of internal border controls. More. . .
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- The Four Biggest Problems With The "Secure Flight" Airline Security Program
Feature on Predecessor Capps II Program
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- Sign-On Letter to the Government Accountability Office Asking for Strict Oversight of the Secure Flight Program
- ACLU Applauds Congress for Reigning in Secure Flight Program: Funding Measure Would Halt Launch, Bar Use of Commercial Databases (9/30/05)
GAO Fails to Green-Light Controversial Secure Flight Program; ACLU Points to Recent Privacy Failures of Agency (03/28/2005)
ACLU Says Pending Test of Secure Flight Would Violate Law, Congress Required GAO Report Before Allowing Private Data To Be Used (11/19/2004)
ACLU Calls New "Secure Flight" Passenger Profiling System Invasive, Inadequate and Ineffective (10/26/2004)
Many Questions Remain About Passenger Profiling System, ACLU Says (09/22/2004)
- Letter to Secretary Tom Ridge of the Department of Homeland Security Expressing Concerns About Testing of the Secure Flight Program (11/17/2004)
ACLU Formal Comments to TSA on Secure Flight (10-26-04)