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MEP Calls for PNR Deal's Rejection


March 26, 2012

"The European Parliament looks set to reject an agreement with the U.S. to hand over personal data of airline passengers," IDG News Service reports in advance of a vote on the latest passenger name record (PNR) draft in the Justice and Civil Liberties Committee. The report cites MEP concerns and a University of Luxembourg study highlighting such issues as the scope of collection of data and lack of enforcement for data subjects' rights. The EU-U.S. PNR agreement "will almost certainly be rejected by the justice committee next week, but it will then be put to the Parliament as a whole in April," the report states.
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