It is now just over two years since the Court of Justice of the European Union first ruled that Google was a data controller and that the principles of EU… 1,362 more words
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Why Google’s battle with France over the ‘right to be forgotten’ matters.
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Over the last two years, Google has received almost 430,000 requests for links to be removed, according to its transparency report. (The French have made the most requests.) Google has approved 43 percent of the European requests.
Heroic Google vs Villainous France...Google fights France's demand that 'right to be forgotten' censorship orders should apply worldwide
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Google has appealed to France’s highest court after the country’s internet censor ordered it to delete some of its search results globally.In 2015, the Commission on Informatics and Liberty (CNIL) said Google should respect French right to be forgotten rulings worldwide.
Google is appealing France’s “Right to be Forgotten” order. “Alphabet Inc’s Google appealed on Thursday an order from the French data protection authority to remove certain web search results globally in response to a European privacy ruling, escalating a fight on the extra-territorial reach of EU law.”