Thursday October 1, 2020

OPINION: Just what should Google be forced to forget?

41,000 people have demanded their "right to be forgotten" by Google. But regulating an unwieldy beast like the internet is a messy business, writes Philip Connolly.

4th June, 2014
Google is being asked to blinker its all-seeing eye.

More than 41,000 people in four days - an awful lot of people are not happy with what a quick Google search reveals about them it seems. As people in their droves are exercising their “right to be forgotten”, the question now is what exactly should be taken down and who is petitioning for it.

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