EU: Commission proposal on terminating the current agreement with the USA on PNR


Proposal (pdf)

A second proposal will invite the Council of the European Union (25 governments) to reach a new agreement based on Article 38 of Title VI of the Treaty on European Union. See for comment: MEPs to be sidelined in revived airline data deal: euobserver (link) and MEPs to be snubbed in new EU-US air data deal: eupolotix (link)

PNR (passenger name record) Treaty annulled by Court of Justice in case brought by the European Parliament: Full-text of Judgment (pdf) and European Data Protection Supervisor: Comments on ECJ judgment on PNR: "seems to create a loophole in the protection of the European citizen since it is no longer assured that data collected for commercial purposes but used by police are protected by the data protection directive"

 

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