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AcronymDefinition
CAPPSComputer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System (DHS)
CAPPSCentral Applications Service
CAPPSCalifornia Association of Private Postsecondary schools
CAPPSComputer Assisted Passenger Profiling System
CAPPSCheckout, Assembly and Payload Processing Services (NASA)
CAPPSCalifornia Association of Photocopiers and Process Servers
CAPPSCenter for Advanced Processing and Packaging Studies (North Carolina State University; University of California at Davis)
CAPPSCentre for African Policy and Peace Strategy
CAPPSCentralized Army Passenger Port Call System
CAPPSContract Appraisal System
CAPPSComprehensive Automated Personnel Processing System
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Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System (CAPPS)
The agency's latest attempt to identify potentially dangerous travelers before they board planes, Secure Flight is a descendant of the Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System (CAPPS) and its stillborn successor, CAPPS II, which was abandoned in the wake of criticisms that it would be both intrusive and ineffective.
Secure Flight, the latest iteration of the scuttled Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System II (CAPPS II), must overcome several serious challenges, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
The Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System, known as CAPPS II, the controversial U.S.
The Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System, known as CAPPS II, would check names against an international database to search for terrorists or violent criminals.
They also assured MEPs that their new data processing system (CAPPS - Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System) should only permit the easier identification of passengers in order to assess risks more easily.
In response to the 1988 Pan Am suitcase bombing over Scotland, and especially the 1996 TWA explosion off Long Island, the major airlines and federal government tried to better employ their limited resources to find bombs in checked luggage with the aid of a computer-assisted passenger prescreening system known as CAPPS.
* Use of a computer-profiling system, known as the Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System.
The survey will be used to determine if the Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System disproportionately targets minorities.
Prompted in part by the 9/11 Commission's recommendations, the TSA unveiled plans to discontinue the development of the controversial Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System II (CAPPS II) (35) in favor of the test program dubbed "Secure Flight." (36)
In February, Congress cut off funding for Total Information Awareness, the Pentagon's controversial data-mining program, and in March an amendment to require congressional oversight of the Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System being developed by the Transportation Security Administration passed the Senate Commerce Committee.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has chosen Hagler Bailly Services, the government consulting subsidiary of Hagler Bailly, to participate in the Litton PRC team that is assisting the Volpe National Transportation Systems Centre in a study of the impact of the FAA`s Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System.
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