Apr 042011
 April 4, 2011  Posted by  Featured News, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Valentina Pop writes:

The European Parliament is likely to clash with member states over the use of EU air travellers’ personal data in the search for suspected terrorists, as the UK is pushing to change a draft bill initially designed for passengers coming from non-EU countries.

Ahead of an interior ministers’ meeting in Luxembourg next Monday (11 April), London seems to have convinced some 17 member states to change the scope of a draft EU bill regarding passenger data so that intra-EU flights are also covered.

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