RTE Reports that the Advocate General said sharing flight data with the US is illegal. Well done to the EU Parliament for protecting EU citizens by trying to get this stopped. Typical that this was pushed into Law when Ireland had the EU Presidency, like they tried to do with software patents.
An agreement by EU governments to give the US Homeland Security Department details of all passengers flying between the EU and the US has been cast in doubt by one of the EU’s top law officers.
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.