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Google Fined by France Over Right to be Forgotten

Google have been handed a fine by the French data protection authorities as a result of them failing to conform to the ‘right to be forgotten’ as ordered. In a decision made last year by the…

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Google Expands Right to be Forgotten to All Domains

Ever since it’s introduction, the EU’s right to be forgotten has been controversial and misguided to say the least. Under the law, Google and other search providers are forced to delist links to new stories that are…

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The Internet Could Become as Regulated as TV

“It’s not the level playing field that we once thought it would be,” Jennifer Granick lamented. She was talking about the internet, and how it is slowly shifting away from being the bastion of free speech,…

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BBC Disrespects EU’s Right to Be Forgotten – Publishes List of Pages Removed

The BBC, in flagrant disregard of the European Union’s ‘right to be forgotten’ law, has published a list of its own webpages that have been removed from search engine listings via the ruling, promising to update…

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Inventor of the World Wide Web Thinks ‘Right to be Forgotten’ is “Dangerous”

Europe’s new ‘right to be forgotten’ law is designed to protect people’s privacy, allowing them, through a court ruling, to have information about them excised from the internet. Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the worldwide web, however,…

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EU Pushes for “Right to Be Forgotten” Online to be Applied Wordwide

The European Union is wants internet search engines, like Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft’s Bing, to commit to a global scrub of search results when a person invokes their “right to be forgotten”. At present, if an…

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Wikipedia Link Hidden from Google under New “Right to Be Forgotten” Law

Under the new controversial “right to be forgotten” law, Google has now removed a Wikipedia article from their search results. this is the first time that a link to Wikipedia has been hidden and the Wiki…