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Posted in Consumer Privacy

Privacy of Private Pilots Upheld

A serious challenge to the personal privacy of private aviators was averted on December 1st, when the Federal Aviation Administration(FAA) rescinded a rule that would have terminated a long-standing procedure whereby private pilots were permitted to shield their flights from real-time flight tracking information made available to the public.