right to be forgotten

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

Google Has Tightened Its European Search De-Listing Request Process

Forget.me, an online service for Europeans wishing to submit de-listing requests to search engines asking for outdated or irrelevant personal information to be de-indexed, has put out new details of t

Europe Seeks A Common Appeals Process For The ‘Right To Be Forgotten’

Data protection regulators in Europe are working on creating a common set of guidelines for handling appeals by individuals whose requests to search engines to de-index personal information, under the

Wikimedia Attacks Europe’s Right To Be Forgotten Ruling As Threat To Its Mission

The Wikimedia Foundation, the not-for-profit organization behind Wikipedia, has strongly condemned the recent right to be forgotten (rtbf) ruling in Europe, warning the requirement to allow private in

Google Details How It’s Responding To Search De-Index Requests In Europe

Google has published more details about how it's handling so-called right to be forgotten requests from private individuals using its search engine in Europe -- following the European Court of Justice

Google’s European Privacy Rights Debate Forum Calls For Public To Weigh In

Earlier this month Google announced its committee of Google-selected "experts" who are sitting in public judgement on Europe's so-called 'right to be forgotten' (RTBF) ruling -- by interrogating priva

On The Importance Of Forgetting

The ongoing debate about Europe's so-called 'right to be forgotten' ruling on search engines has shone a light onto a key pressure point between technology and society. Simply put the ability of digit

Google Granting Around Half Europe’s Search De-Index Requests — But Won’t Show Its Workings

Following a meeting between European regulators and search engines yesterday, to discuss the latter group's implementation of a recent European Court of Justice privacy ruling, it has emerged that Goo

Microsoft Next To Comply With Europe’s Search Privacy Ruling

Microsoft has followed Google's lead and launched an online webform where European users of its Bing search engine (all few of them) can make a request for information displayed in search results trig

Google Seeks To Shape Public Debate On Europe’s Right To Be Forgotten Ruling

Google has now announced the full complement of Google-selected "experts" who will be sitting on an advisory committee it has established to help navigate the decision making process in the wake of th

Microsoft Closer To Removing European ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Requests

Microsoft says it will be launching a form to process requests to remove information on its search engine Bing! under the so-called "Right to Be Forgotten" ruling in Europe soon. "We’re continuin

Google Super Successful At Spinning Europe’s Right To Be Forgotten Ruling As Farce

Blink and you'll still see it. Google's strategy to spin the European Court of Justice's right to be forgotten ruling as 'unworkable' is in full swing. Google started de-indexing links at the end of l

Forget.me Puts Out Early Data On What Europeans Want To Vanish From Google

An online service called Forget.me, launched last week to quickly capitalize on a European court ruling from late May that requires Google to process requests by private individuals to de-index outdat

This Week In The Digital Panopticon: Google And The Right To Be Forgotten

The ongoing tug of war between data capture and individual privacy in the digital space involves myriad threads, usually moving in different directions. Getting an overview of and a handle on developm

Google Starts Granting ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Requests In Europe

Google is now complying in full with a European Court Of Justice ruling last month which requires it to remove specific personal information from search results when an individual has made a request f

Forget.me Launches To Ride Coattails Of European “Right To Be Forgotten” Ruling

One company's regulatory pain is another company's pleasure. Following the recent European Court Of Justice ruling in which Google must respect an individual's “<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/

Jimmy Wales Blasts Europe’s “Right To Be Forgotten” Ruling As A “Terrible Danger”

Court of Justice that requires Google to consider information removal requests from individuals whose data its search engine has indexed. In comments emailed to TechCrunch, Wales described the ruli
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