Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

+ - EU Court of Justice Paves Way for "Right to be Forgotten" Online

Submitted by Mark.JUK
Mark.JUK (1222360) writes "The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has today ruled that Google, Bing and others, acting as internet search engine operators, are responsible for the processing that they carry out of personal data which appears on web pages published by third parties. As a result any searches made on the basis of a person’s name that returns links/descriptions for web pages containing information on the person in question can, upon request by the related individual, be removed.

The decision supports calls for a so-called "right to be forgotten" by Internet privacy advocates, which ironically the European Commission are already working to implement via new legislation. Google failed to argue that such a decision would be unfair because the information was already legally in the public domain."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

EU Court of Justice Paves Way for "Right to be Forgotten" Online

Comments Filter:

You can do more with a kind word and a gun than with just a kind word. - Al Capone

Working...