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Google grants half 'right to be forgotten' requests - report

Friday 25 July 2014 | 16:08 CET | News
Google has granted more than 50 percent of the requests to remove links in its search results under the EU court ruling requiring the company to delete content that could harm an individual's privacy. The company disclosed the figures in a meeting with EU privacy regulators 24 July, the Wall Street Journal reported. It said it had removed tens of thousands of links, equal to over half the requests processed to date, a person familiar with the matter told the paper. Since Google began taking removal requests in late May, it has received them from 91,000 individuals, covering 328,000 URLs,

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Countries: Europe
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