Wednesday April 1, 2020

Google risks ire on jogging memories meant to be forgotten

Google risks a fresh round of criticism after its attempts to apply a court ruling giving citizens the right to be forgotten backfired, Ireland’s data watchdog said today.

24th July, 2014
Google is telling website operators when it removes links from search results on a person’s name that point to their pages

Google risks a fresh round of criticism after its attempts to apply a court ruling giving citizens the right to be forgotten backfired, Ireland’s data watchdog said ahead of an industry summit with European Union privacy chiefs.

The world’s biggest search engine’s policy of telling media when it had pulled links to some stories has resulted in outlets flagging such articles. That may mean more publicity for a person who had asked for...

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