EU Gives into US on passenger lists

October 2006

The EU gave in to the American demand after intense pressure and threats that planes would be turned back if details were not available.

Under a deal agreed yesterday, the EU is to sweep away a series of bureaucratic hurdles US officials needed to clear before they could access “passenger name record” information, which includes credit card details, full names and e-mail addresses.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/1530836/EU-bows-to-American-pressure-over-air-passenger-information.html

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