Monday, April 24, 2006

Homeland Security inks deal to share passenger info with Centers for Disease Control

The Depatrment of Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services have signed a deal to allow unprecedented data sharing to address pandemics and other travel-related health concerns. This goes far beyond the "Safe Traveler" deal previously worked out and critics say that it violates the US/EU pact related to passenger info. To make matters worse, the agencies involved did not publish a privacy impact assessment, though one is required for projects such as this.  See:

Posted on my Blackberry from Calgary, so my apologies for the formatting.

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