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EU parliament approves strict Passenger Name Record for airlines

Friday, April 15th 2016 - 09:19 UTC
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The European Union Parliament approved on Thursday the directive regulating the use of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data in the EU for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and serious crime. It will oblige airlines to hand national authorities passengers' data for all flights from third countries to the EU and vice versa. Read full article


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  • ChrisR

    Apparently one of the big stumbling blocks in tracing REAL names is the inability of the present system to 'understand' Cyrillic text, especially Arabic.

    Doesn't that fill you with confidence that all the raghead bombers are being identified (NOT)?

    Apr 15th, 2016 - 06:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Voice

    Did the UK vote for or against...
    and is this MEP just trying to save face by now supporting the idea...
    I wonder...

    Apr 15th, 2016 - 08:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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