Thursday, January 11, 2007

EU Satisfied with Sharing Traveler Data?

Ellen Nakashima writes in The Washington Post:

European Union officials said yesterday that the U.S. government had allayed their concerns about a homeland security program that creates and retains risk assessments on millions of air travelers to the United States.

But privacy advocates here and in Europe this week sent a letter to E.U. privacy commissioners charging that the Department of Homeland Security's Automated Targeting System "directly contravenes" a European-U.S. agreement on air-passenger data sharing.

More here.


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