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Google et al slammed by justice chief over 'right to be forgotten'

Europe’s Commissioner for Justice, Martine Reicherts, has slammed Google and other opponents of the ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling, claiming that they are attempting to undermine the reform. 479 more words


Harvesting Data From Social Media - A Can Of Data Protection & Privacy Worms?

There’s tangible legal and moral tension between naivety and greed in the current social media-verse. On one hand, an evolution of the definition of private, with generation Y making parents, companies and security bodies ever more nervous about what they consider acceptable to share. 1,875 more words


Google, the House of Lords and the timing of the EU Data Protection Regulation

(LONDON) Could the European Court of Justice’s May 13, 2014 Google Spain decision delay the adoption of the EU Data Protection Regulation?

In the Google Spain “Right to be Forgotten” 796 more words


Google is distorting right to be forgotten debate, EU Justice head claims

Critics of the European Union’s controversial “right to be forgotten” policy, which lets citizens ask companies to delete their personal data, are “playing false” and trying to derail important reforms, according to EU Justice Commissioner, Martine Reicharts. 417 more words


BuzzFeed wants to forget the past, but is denying that privilege to its writers

In 2013, Amy Rose Spiegel wrote a piece for BuzzFeed titled, “What’s the Deal With Jazz?” It was a trademark listicle featuring gems such as “Jazz guys account for, like, 74% of all fedora wearers, which basically makes them criminals in the rest of the world’s eyes.” The story was widely ridiculed. 464 more words


Last month, the Information Commissioner, Christopher Graham, made an appearance on the Today programme. As always, Graham made big, broad, compelling points, claiming that his office needed more resources to deal with the ‘tsunami’ of complaints about the Google Right to Be Forgotten* case and stronger powers to do mandatory audits of both public (and because of some prompting from Justin Webb) private sector organisations. 857 more words

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