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German govt may set up courts to rule on Google deletions

Wednesday 28 May 2014 | 09:40 CET | News
The German government is considering setting up special 'cyber courts' to rule on disputes between people wanting to have their private data deleted from search engines, the Financial Times reported on its website. This comes after the EU Court of Justice recently upheld the right to be 'forgotten' if personal information becomes irrelevant. The FT said Germany's interior ministry has said that making judgements on such conflicts should not be "left up to a Google algorithm".

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Companies: Google
Countries: Germany
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