The FAA has developed a plan to allow operators of aircraft equipped with automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) equipment to opt out of real-time flight-tracking. The FAA also plans to establish new terms-of-service agreements with tracking services to limit sharing of aircraft data when operators opt out of having their flight information broadcast over the internet. The new terms of service are expected to take effect by year-end. The program is expected to be in place by ...

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