right to be forgotten - updates

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Google wins EU fight against worldwide 'right to be forgotten'

Sep 24, 2019 - 4:57 PM

(4th UPDATE) The European Court of Justice hands victory to Google in the case, seen as crucial in determining whether EU online regulation should apply beyond Europe's borders

Highest EU court to rule on Google 'right to be forgotten' case

Sep 24, 2019 - 12:21 PM

The case waged by France to impose a 'right to be forgotten' on the web will potentially give the EU unprecedented powers to regulate the internet beyond its borders

Can you remove 'harmful' info about yourself that's online?

Jan 22, 2018 - 10:08 PM

Landmark cases in Australia and the European Union invoking the principle of 'The Right to be Forgotten' involve only Google, as a search engine, and not news media outlets

What's the right to be forgotten? Cyber libel complaint vs Rappler sparks discussion

Jan 22, 2018 - 3:11 PM

The right to be forgotten empowers an individual to remove a personal information that's out there in the internet

PRESS FREEDOM THREATS. Cyber libel is just one of many threats to press freedom. Journalists and press freedom advocates come together during a Black Friday protest on January 19, 2018.

Man wants search results about his sex charges deleted, is rejected

Feb 02, 2017 - 2:55 PM

UPDATED Japan s Supreme Court rules against a convict who wanted to have articles about his arrest removed from Google search results

Web privacy debate in Italy after woman's suicide

Sep 15, 2016 - 9:04 PM

Her death comes a year after she sent a video of herself having sex to some friends including her ex boyfriend to make him jealous The video and her name soon find their way to the web fueling mockery of the woman online

Google gets 348,085 'forget' requests in Europe

Nov 26, 2015 - 12:27 PM

Silicon Valley based Google complies with less that half of the demands basing decisions on criteria intended to balance privacy with the public s right to know

GOOGLE. Google updated logo on their campus in Mountain View, California, USA, October 30, 2015. File Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA