Aug 202009
 
 August 20, 2009  Posted by  Business, Court, Featured News, U.S.

A federal judge in New York has issued an order banning the operator of a now-defunct registered air traveler program from selling any of the highly personal data it collected on tens of thousands of people who signed up for the program.

The order enjoins Verified Identity Pass Inc. (VIP) of New York from selling, transferring or disclosing to any third-party the data it collected while operating the Clear service, which was designed to help air travelers get through airport security checks faster. The service was one of seven approved by the Transportation Security Administration and had been available at 21 major airports, including New York’s JFK and La Guardia, Boston’s Logan and Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airports.

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