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The right be forgotten roadshow - and the power of Google.

I read with interest Professor Luciano Floridi’s report from the first two legs of what the Guardian described as ‘Google’s privacy ethics tour of Europe’. Floridi is Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the Oxford Internet Institute, and one of the experts appointed by Google to its ‘Advisory Council’ on the right to be forgotten. 1,453 more words


EU's Right To Be Forgotten ruling a new name for censorship

Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe. Today: Sometimes there comes an idea so breathtakingly dumb, it’s hard to believe anyone is taking it seriously. 898 more words

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BBC News: Google mulls 'right to be forgotten'

I saw this story on the BBC News and thought you should see it:

Google mulls ‘right to be forgotten’

Google is holding seven public meetings across Europe to debate issues raised by the ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling. 9 more words


Wikipedia tries to fight back against the "right to be forgotten"

Wikipedia tries to fight back against the “right to be forgotten” ruled by the European Court of Justice by listing the online encyclopedia’s articles removed from search results in the interests of free speech and transparency. 522 more words


How to Hide: Keep Your Movements, Your Purchases and Your Past Private

People have the right to hide their pasts—as long as they are European. That essentially was the ruling of the European Union’s highest court in May, which said Google must grant requests by individuals to delete certain links to information about themselves. 68 more words

Help our clients stay legal under "right to be forgotten," Ernst & Young urges startups

Assuming Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation passes its final hurdles later this year, it will provide several major headaches for web firms operating in the EU, with none being greater than the formalized “right to be forgotten.” This will be a bigger deal than the “right to be de-linked” that’s currently… 405 more words