Data dumped in secure flight test

Monday, 15 August 2005, 1:09 PM EST

The federal government has destroyed 3 million of the 15 million records it collected on individuals last year to test its new airline passenger-screening program.

The deletions occurred April 19, two months before the agency disclosed in an online notice that it was deleting records collected to test its new Secure Flight program.

By Kim Zetter at Wired.

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