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U.S. passenger tracking plan under scrutiny

A U.S. proposal that would require the travel industry to gather more passenger data and share it with federal health officials has some citizens worried about their privacy. The new rule, proposed last month by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, aims to broaden the agency’s quarantine powers amid rising fears of a deadly, global flu outbreak. It would also expand the government’s ability to contact passengers who may have been infected during travel via a coordinated data-gathering effort with airlines and cruise operators. Full Story

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