EU Parliament defends air passengers

  • 2003-03-20
STRASBOURGThe European Parliament overwhelmingly rejected an agreement between the European Union and the United States last week under which information on airline passengers is supplied to U.S. intelligence agencies. By 414 votes in favor to 44 against, the Parliament passed a resolution demanding the European Union's executive commission immediately suspend the accord announced last month."We are appalled that EU officials have basically told the United States that they don't have to respect European data protection laws in pursuing their fight against terrorism," said Kathalijne Buitenw...
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