Registered Traveler may be a way to speed passagengers that pose low security risks and may be a way to allow screeners to focus on passangengers that pose high security risks. Registered Traveler is a back door attempt by the Transportation Security Administration to implement the discredited Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System II. Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System II was discredited by the United States General Accounting Office.
Registered Traveler may be a way to speed passagengers and may be a way to speed terrorists and terrorist organizations in executing terrorist attacks.
Terrorists and terrorist organizations could probe Registered Traveler by having as many terrorists and members apply for Registered Traveler until a certain number is reached. Terrorists and terrorist organizations then could embark on terrorist attacks with out having to go through screening process and trained person in profiling and selecting passengers for scrutiny.
Security takes time and causes delays which is incompatible with maximizing short term airline profits. There is an inherent relationship between safety and speed. Rather than address vulnerabilities Transportation Security Administration and airlines prefer maximizing short term airline profits. The intelligence argues otherwise.
September 11, 2001 Attack Commission noted that 9 of the 19 hijackers were identified as safety risks by already existing security measures when they checked in for their flights. Luggage checked by those 9 men was inspected, but the hijackers boarded the flights because security was focused on bomb threats.
September 11, 2001 Attack hijackers succeeded because intelligence was not shared and inadequacies such as insecure cockpit doors were not addressed. Insecure cockpit doors are still not addressed.
Terrorists will not object to Registered Traveler. Registered Traveler should be aborted before attention is diverted from vulnerabilities still not addressed.