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The government's controversial plan to screen passengers before they board a plane is dead -- but it may return in a new form with a new name. The $100 million CAPPS II program, started after the terrorist attacks of 2001, has never been deployed or field-tested, but would have used commercial databases, intelligence information, a centralized terrorist watch list and a list of outstanding warrants to keep terrorists and violent criminals from boarding commercial flights. Airlines have been reluctant to share passenger data for final testing, following a string of revelations about major carriers secretly providing millions of passenger itineraries to help in the development of screening algorithms