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ID:

425

Date:

2004-11-26

Headline:

New High-Tech Passports Raise Snooping Concerns

Reporter's name:

Matthew L. Wald

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The New York Times

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) used FOIA to obtain documents from the State Department showing that the concerns of privacy advocates about new technology in American passports had been raised by Canada, Germany, and Britain.

Keywords:

passport, chip, privacy, security, skimming, aviation, standards, travel, biometric, surveillance

URL:

http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/26/politics/26passport.html


Agencies:

STATE

States:

DC

Categories:

air safety
civil rights
technology


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