Google responds to ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling

By Rachel Atkins

Google is primarily based in the US and its usual stance is to stay over there, protected by the US Constitution and the First Amendment, which protects freedom of speech.

But the EU has made this more difficult in the recent case regarding the right to be forgotten. In that case, the Court of Justice ruled that individuals can require search engines to rectify, erase or block access to the search engine results about them where they are incomplete, inaccurate, irrelevant or outdated or otherwise breach EU data protection law…

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