the Commissioner had not given proper reasoning for WANTING TO PROTECT THE FREEDOM, LIBERTY, AND PRIVACY OF EIRCOM CUSTOMERS
So it seems that the Commission lawyers were not competent enough to elaborate a "proper reasoning". If the case happens in another country (or if there is a possible further appeal in Ireland), lawyers have now a good idea at what they have to slog away.
While the US celebrates its independence from European imperialism
*British* imperialism... Would have it been French, at least the US would have had decent bread and cheese.
In the realm of scientific observation, luck is granted only to those who are prepared. - Louis Pasteur