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2009-06-27 11:15:00

A company that collected detailed personal information including biometric data on over a quarter million individuals as part of a registered air traveler program has abruptly gone out of business after being unable to negotiate with its senior creditor to continue operations. This has left many customers concerned about how the safety and privacy of their personal data will be handled. Verified Identity Pass Inc. (VIP) announced on Sunday that it was ceasing its Clear service, which was...

2008-08-11 18:00:39

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that Verified Identity Pass -- operator of Clear(R) -- has met program encryption standards for enrollment computers and may resume Registered Traveler enrollment immediately. This change comes after Verified Identity Pass reported an unencrypted Clear(R)-owned laptop computer containing data of approximately 33,000 customers was missing from San Francisco International Airport. The laptop was later recovered by Clear(R)...


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