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Google asked to remove over 2.4 mln URLs under EU 'right to be forgotten' since 2014

Wednesday 28 February 2018 | 16:27 CET | News
Google has received over 650,000 requests from Europeans to be de-listed from its search results in the four years since the introduction of the "right to be forgotten" under EU privacy law, the search engine giant said in an updated Transparency Report on its de-listing practices. Google said it removed 43 percent of the 2.4 million URLs Europeans have requested be taken down from its search listings since the ECJ ruled in May 2014 that individuals could ask search engines to remove certain results for queries containing their name. The company said it received over 109,000 de-listing

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Google
Countries: Europe
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