Sunday, March 23, 2008

Heathrow fingerprint plan challenged

By Nick Allen Last Updated: 2:18pm GMT 23/03/2008

Plans to fingerprint millions of passengers at Heathrow's new fifth terminal could be illegal and have been challenged by the UK's data protection watchdog.
The Information Commissioner's Office warned airport operator BAA that the security measure, designed to stop terrorists getting into the country, may breach the Data Protection Act.

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