No EU data for US DHS

Boing Boing has a post citing RTE News that providing the US Department of Homeland Security with air passenger data about EU citizens is contrary to EU law.

The Advocate General, the top legal advisor of the European Court of Justice, says that last year’s air passenger data agreement must be annulled because it breached EU law.

The Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice accepts the opinion of the Advocate General in about 80% of cases