The Associated Press, via Yahoo! News, is reporting that the Centers for Disease Control are looking for bulk, electronic access to arline passenger lists in an effort to stem the spread of diseases.
Yahoo! News - Delta Shares Flier Data in Health Effort:
"WASHINGTON - Although privacy experts worry about the government gathering personal information on airline travelers, Delta Airlines is handing over electronic lists of passengers from some flights to help stop the spread of deadly infectious diseases...."