Privacy vs. Security EU Eyes Massive Collection of Air Passenger Data

A proposal to require European Union members to store huge amounts of data on flight passengers entering or leaving the EU will soon be up for debate, and the discussion is likely be fierce. Critics say the measure violates travelers' right to privacy.
Passengers stand under a flight information display board at Munich's international airport.

Passengers stand under a flight information display board at Munich's international airport.

Foto: MICHAEL DALDER/ REUTERS
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