EU lawyers say U.S. – EU plans air passenger database illegal

Published 23 June 2011

A British newspaper has obtained a confidential government document that reveals a legal opinion stating that the U.S.-EU air passenger database plan is “not compatible with fundamental rights” ; DHS and European officials had reached an agreement to share the personal information of passengers including credit card numbers, travel plans, birth dates, and addresses

Source: EU lawyers say U.S.EU planned air passenger database illegal