MEPs back deal to give air passenger data to US - Democratic Underground
Source: BBC 19 April 2012 Last updated at 15:52 GMT The European Parliament has adopted a controversial bill clarifying US access to personal data about airline passengers in the EU. MEPs agreed by 409 votes to 226 to let the US Department of Homeland Security see data on the Passenger Name Record (PNR), under strict controls. Supporters say this is a vital step in the fight against terrorism.
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