Top EU Court says that U.S.-EU data transfer deal is invalid

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Posted: Oct 06, 2015 3:51 AM

LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A system enabling data transfers from the European Union to the United States by thousands of companies is invalid, the highest EU court said on Tuesday in a landmark ruling.

"The Court of Justice declares that the Commission’s U.S. Safe Harbour Decision is invalid," it said in a statement on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Michele Sinner and Julia Fioretti; editing by Barbara Lewis)