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Google wins backing from EU court advocate for limits on right to be forgotten

Thursday 10 January 2019 | 13:52 CET | News
Search engines do not have to remove links to personal information worldwide at the request of the subject, only in the EU, where the 'right to be forgotten' is upheld, the EU Court of Justice's advocate general said. His opinion comes in an appeal brought by Google against a decision by the French data protection regulator Cnil, which said the links to potentially damaging or no longer relevant personal information should be removed from search results worldwide at the person's request, and not just on EU domains.

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Companies: Google
Countries: Europe / World
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