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U.S. Department of Homeland Security Seeks More Data on Europeans

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff announced
this week that the United States would seek additional information from
European leaders about European air passengers heading to the United
States. The United States and Europe currently have in place an
agreement that permits the transfer of European passenger data. Many
European political leaders believe this violates European privacy laws.

More European Air Data Sought by Security Chief, New York Times, May 20, 2005.