BRUSSELS – Google rejected on Thursday a complaint by Europe’s competition watchdog that the Internet giant is abusing its dominance in Web searches to promote its own products. 476 more words
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Well, well. Just a few days ago, we wrote about the fact that Google was being asked to “forget” articles about the right to be forgotten, under new right to be forgotten requests… and suddenly we’ve been notified that a Techdirt article about the right to be forgotten has been similarly stuffed down the memory hole*. 240 more words
Politwoops, a site that has been preserving the deleted tweets of diplomats, lawmakers, and politicians since 2012, has been effectively shut down by Twitter. In a controversial move, this weekend the social media network blocked all 31… 719 more words
Although Europeans in 28 countries have the option to ask Google to remove Internet search results about themselves under certain conditions, Google is pushing back against a new “right to be forgotten” request — one that seeks to remove nine news articles about the “right to be forgotten” itself from its internet search results. 441 more words
As Google continues to squabble with European regulators over how the ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling should be interpreted, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has now waded into the argument by ordering Google to remove nine links to current news stories about previously removed news stories. 592 more words
Google removed articles after “right to be forgotten” requests; now, Google must remove articles about those articles.