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Wikimedia founder slams Europe's Right to be Forgotten

Thursday 7 August 2014 | 15:27 CET | News
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Wikimedia founder Jimmy Wales has come out strongly against the EU's "Right to be Forgotten" rule, after Google stopped showing links to 50 Wikipedia entries. Speaking at the annual Wikimania conference in London, Wales said "I've been in the public eye for quite some time; some people say good things and some people say bad things. That's history and I would never ever use any kind of legal process like this to try to suppress the truth. I think that's deeply immoral." In its first public statement on the recent European Court of Justice's ruling, Lila Tretikov, executive director of the

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Companies: Wikimedia Foundation
Countries: Europe
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