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Google rejects French order to extend right to be forgotten

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Google has rejected an order from the French data protection regulator to implement the 'right to be forgotten' across the search engine's websites. France's CNIL ordered Google last month to offer the right to be forgotten not just on Google.fr, but also on the Google.com site. This follows the ruling in May 2014 by the EU's Court of Justice that individuals can ask website operators to remove personal information from their sites if there is no associated public interest. Since then Google has received more than a quarter of a million requests to remove listings in its search engine to over

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Google
Countries: Europe / France / World
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