EU-US tension over PNR data sharing is rising again less than two months after the parties concluded an agreement for the processing and transfer of PNR data by air carriers to the Dept. of Homeland Security (ATWOnline, Oct. 17) under the terms of which the US government committed to restrict the use of data to comply with European privacy laws. "The Council Presidency and Commission are contacting the US Government to request formal confirmation that the way EU PNR data are handled in the ...

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