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Airlines Eye Privacy Protocol

Jan 26, 2004 (08:01 AM EST)

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At a meeting of top U.S. airlines executives last week, Northwest Airlines Inc. CEO Richard Anderson recommended that the Air Transport Association discuss developing a data-protection protocol to address privacy concerns about passenger data. The airline executives' meeting comes days after Northwest Airlines admitted it provided NASA researchers with three months worth of passenger data in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.