Airline Passenger Data (PNR)
The Bush Administration's efforts to demand access to passenger name records (PNR) data on Europeans flying to the U.S. -- even in the face of European privacy laws that limit such sharing -- is another example of policy laundering.
EU-US Agreement on data sharing (Jan 2004)
Opinion of EU Privacy Officials on the EU-US Agreement (Jan 2004)
Privacy International/Statewatch report on PNR transfer (with comments by ACLU) (Feb 2004)
European Parliament Report Condemning Passenger Data Sharing (Feb 2004)
ACLU memorandum on EU Passenger Data Sharing (Feb 2004)
Statewatch "Observatory" page on the exchange of PNR with US