USA: General Accountability Office (GAO) report on the "Secure Flight" programme

Report on the "Secure Flight" programme, which monitors domestic flights, finds that the: "lack of progress indicates that the program has not been effectively managed and is at risk of failure" (p43). For example, none of the privacy and redress protections have ben put in place. International flights are to be monitored through the Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Advanced Passenger Information System (APIS) and Passenger Name Record (PNR) scheme. See also EPIC's Secure Flight page


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