Army: JetBlue Data Use Was Legal

By David
August 23, 2004

“An Army data-mining project that searched through JetBlue’s passenger records and sensitive personal information from a data broker to pinpoint possible terrorists did not violate federal privacy law, according to an investigation by the Army’s inspector general.

The inspector general’s findings (PDF) were accepted by some, but critics say the report simply highlights the inability of the country’s privacy laws to cope with 21st-century anti-terrorism efforts […]”

SOURCE: Wired News