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Google told to extend 'right to be forgotten' worldwide

Thursday 27 November 2014 | 09:03 CET | News
EU data protection and privacy regulators have told Google to extend its implementation of the 'right to be forgotten' across its global search properties. An EU court ruling in May requires Google to remove links to sensitive information on its search engine based on a person's name, if that person so requests. However, Google has implemented the 'right to be forgotten' only on its European domains. The Article 29 Working Group, made up of national privacy regulators in the EU, has now issued new guidelines to the company, saying the right to be forgotten should be implemented on Google

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Google
Countries: Europe
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