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Balancing Internet Privacy With Public Access To Information

Readers may have heard of the strange, tragic story of a thirty-one year old Italian woman named Tiziana Cantone.  According to media reports, she made sex videos with a current boyfriend and then sent them to several other people, among them one of her ex-boyfriends.  36 more words

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Right to be delisted - The Conseil d’Etat has requested the European Court of Justice for a preliminary ruling on a series of questions concerning the implementation of the right to be delisted.

Facts and legal procedure

In its Google Spain judgment of May 13th, 2014, the European Court of Justice has decided that the EU Directive 95/46/EC of October 24th, 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free circulation of such data, implied that any person has the right to request and obtain the removal of links to freely accessible web pages resulting from a search on their name.

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Two Takes on the Right to be Forgotten

Last month saw important developments in the discourse around the right to be forgotten. Two high courts, Gujarat and Karnataka, delivered judgments on separate pleas to have particular judgments either removed from online repositories and search engine results or have personal information redacted from them. 1,029 more words

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Delhi HC hears the the Right to be Forgotten Case

The pending right to be forgotten petition came up for hearing before the Delhi High Court today. The case seeks the deletion of a court order, which has been reproduced on the website… 717 more words

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Google Wins ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Court Case in Japan

Japan’s Supreme Court has rejected a man’s demand that a Google web search bringing up reports of his arrest for child prostitution be removed, the first ever such top court decision in Japan, media reported on Wednesday. 243 more words


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. 260 more words