CDC, Delta Use Passenger Data to Track Disease

According to a Center for Disease Control and Prevention official, Delta Airlines has agreed to share passenger data to help investigate the spread of deadly infectious diseases. Privacy advocates are concerned that this could further open up personal information to federal scrutiny.

“The government is seeing that massive amounts of data can be useful for any number of purposes,” said Marcia Hofmann, an attorney for the Electronic Privacy Information Center. “There need to be some regulations or restrictions on how airlines can share passenger information like this.”

Read the full story on the CNN site

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