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German court rejects lawsuit on right to be forgotten against Google

Tuesday 28 July 2020 | 10:29 CET | News
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The civil court of appeal of the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof), which is responsible for data protection, has rejected the claim of a plaintiff on the so-called right to be forgotten. The plaintiff was the managing director of a regional charity association. In 2011, the association had a financial loss of almost EUR 1 million, and shortly before the plaintiff had health problems. The regional daily press reported the news at the time, citing the full name of the plaintiff. The plaintiff requested Google to refrain from showing press articles when searching for his

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Companies: Google
Countries: Germany
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