Apr 072010
 
 April 7, 2010  Non-U.S., Surveillance, U.S.

James Kanter reports:

The European Commission is seeking the right for its citizens to sue in American courts if they believe that airline passenger data transmitted to the United States has been misused — part of a new bid to make protecting privacy compatible with fighting terror.

At a meeting Thursday and Friday in Madrid, the commission also plans to ask the U.S. attorney general, Eric Holder, and Homeland Security secretary, Janet Napolitano, to share similar data about American citizens headed to Europe.

Read more in the New York Times.

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