right to be forgotten

To truly protect citizens, lawmakers need to restructure their regulatory oversight of big tech

If members of the European Parliament thought they could bring Mark Zuckerberg to heel with his recent appearance, they underestimated the enormous gulf between 21st century companies and their last-c

WTF is GDPR?

Within a matter of months, the General Data Protection Regulation will apply across the EU and business processing citizens' data will need to be sure they're compliant. We explain the major changes i

Segment has a plan to help companies comply with GDPR data privacy requests

Segment is a startup that helps companies collect customer data from a variety of siloed sources and place that data in a single usable record. Today, it announced it has added a new tool to prepare

Google’s right to be forgotten appeal heading to Europe’s top court

Europe's 'right to be forgotten' ruling, which allows private citizens in the region to make requests that search engines delist incorrect, irrelevant or out of date information returned by an online

Google wins ‘right to be forgotten’ battle in Japan

Google has won a long-standing battle in Japan that drew parallels with Europe’s “right to be forgotten” ruling. The Japanese Supreme Court today dismissed a case against the U.S.

Google files appeal in France opposing an order to apply Right to be Forgotten globally

While Google shows off its latest developments at the I/O event in California, there’s been another development in the ongoing legal fallout from the 2014 Right to be Forgotten ruling in Europe.

Google ordered to hand over names of fake reviewers in Dutch court case

Fake reviews have been an occasional and frustrating by-product on sites like Google, Yelp and Amazon for years. But a recent case in the Netherlands highlights how one company affected by them fo

Google now uses geolocation to hide ‘right to be forgotten’ links from its search results

As promised, Google today announced that it is making a number of changes to how it handles links it has delisted under Europe’s ‘right to be forgotten‘ regulations. Instead of simpl

Dutch Startup Leakserv Takes Aim At Revenge Porn

Dutch startup Leakserv is playing in the online identity management space, with a special focus on helping victims of revenge porn who want specific content taken offline.

Google Finally Expands Europe’s Search Delisting To Google.com Domain

It's taken well over a year for Google to shift its position but the search giant is finally buckling to European data protection regulators' demands to apply granted search delisting requests on the

With No European Safe Harbor, Facebook Faces Privacy Complaints On Multiple Fronts

Facebook's least favorite Austrian, lawyer and privacy campaigner, Max Schrems, has updated his data protection complaints against the social network giant in the light of the recent EJC strikedown of

Your Data Blind Side

You might be about to see companies like Facebook, Google and many others whose business models depend on using their customers’ data, scramble in the wake of a case currently in front of the U.S. S

Google Rejects French Watchdog Demand For Global Privacy Delistings

Google said "non." In a blog post, Global Privacy Counsel Peter Fleischer <a target="_blank" href="http://googlepolicyeurope.blogspot.fr/2015/07/implementing-european-not-global-right.html">explain

Search Delisting Appeals ‘Working Efficiently’, Say European Regulators

The Article 29 Working Party -- the European body comprised of representatives from member states' data protection authorities (DPAs) -- has been considering how well the appeals process for the rtbf

Google-Led Report On Europe’s Right To Be Forgotten Coming This Month

Google is gearing up to respond to European privacy regulators' call, from last fall, that it should be implementing search de-listing requests across Google.com domains, not just European sub-domains

‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Guidelines Published By European Regulators

Europe's Article 29 Working Party, the body comprised of data protection representatives from individual Member States of the European Union, has now published guidelines on the implementation of the

Google.com Domain Should Be Covered By Search De-Listing, Say European Regulators

Google has kicked against it. Eric Schmidt was doing so in public only last month. But European regulators are now stipulating the so called 'right to be forgotten' ruling should apply to search resul

Google’s Schmidt Stands Firm On Not Applying Europe’s Search De-Listing To Google.Com

Google's Eric Schmidt has held the line against extending European search de-listing requests to Google's .com domain. As it stands successful requests made by private individuals under the ruling for

Google Adds European Search De-Listing Requests To Its Transparency Report

Google has published some new details about the search index de-listing requests it's receiving in Europe. The information is being put online in a new section of its Transparency Report where it also

Social Networks And Directories Main Target Of European Search De-Listing Requests

Some interesting data has been released today by the Forget.me service, regarding Europe's so-called ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling. The data suggests most requests for de-listing personal informa
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