European parliamentarians last week said a deal which lets the US have limited access to information about air travellers from the EU still provides too much data and doesn’t go far enough to safeguard privacy rights.The interim deal allows the transfer of key personal data on American-bound air passengers to US law enforcement agencies, but requires they prove it is needed to help root out possible terrorist. EU justice affairs chief Franco Frattini said then that “The results are positive for ...

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