the government immediately Stop processing all airlines Passenger details will be stored in a large database, privacy watchdog Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens (AP) said on Tuesday.
“All air passenger travel details have been collected and updated in databases over the years, which is not permitted,” the AP said.
Passenger details, known as Passenger Name Records, are collected ostensibly to combat terrorism and organized crime, but the AP says the government has identified a “very large number of people” who are not part of the groups targeted by the database. It says it collects information from
AP warned before the law was introduced that it would lead to mass surveillance.
In June of last year, the European Court of Justice ruled that how PNR information should be processed:absolutely necessaryThe Associated Press has again called on Justice Minister Dylan Yesirgoz to take action.
The agency said it would give the minister 14 days to explain what she has been doing since then and what her plans are. All processing may be stopped immediately.
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