European Parliament forced to send airline passenger data to totalitarian US

The European Parliament has approved the controversial data transfer agreement, the bilateral PNR (passenger name register), with the US which requires European airlines to pass on passenger information, including name, contact details, payment data, itinerary, email and phone numbers to the Department of Homeland Security.

Under the new agreement, PNR data will be “depersonalised” after six months and would be moved into a “dormant database” after five years. However the information would still be held for a further 15 years before being fully “anonymised”.

The US is really going a bit crazy in their totalitarian wish to know everything about everyone.

European Parliament agrees to send airline passenger data to US – ComputerworldUK.com.

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