EU to give up passenger privacy to uncover terror plots

EU to give up passenger privacy to uncover terror plots


European Justice and Security Commissioner Franco Frattini said he planned to propose passing on private data regarding passengers on EU flights to government security services.No formal proposal has been made to the Commission as yet, but Friso Roscam Abbing, spokesman for Vice President of the European Commission and for Frattini, said that making passenger name records (PNR) available to European governments is one of Frattini’s main aims to tighten security following the exposure of a terror...


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