Tuesday, May 30, 2006

EU court blocks data deal with US

The EU's Court of Justice just cancelled a decision taken in 2004 by the Commission to let US authorities keep personal data of passengers traveling to the US. A defeat for the Commission of the EU, the Court’s decision is a relief for supporters of civil liberties: security does not have to be at the expense of personal freedom and privacy.

From Digg:

The Luxembourg court said there was no legal basis for the EU decision to declare US data protection "adequate".

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