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Google has fielded 2.4M requests under ‘right to be forgotten’ law

Google has only taken down 43 percent of such requests.

On Feb 27, 2018 by Christina Bonnington

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Americans are waking up to the importance of online privacy

Americans also endorsed the European view of privacy by a surprisingly large margin.

On Jan 28, 2016 by Eric Geller

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Most search results that Google deletes under European law are for social networks

What social network is the most targeted for removal from search results? We bet you can guess.

On Nov 25, 2015 by Kevin Collier

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Google accidentally leaked its ‘right to be forgotten’ data

Less than 5 percent of requests relate to public figures.

On Jul 14, 2015 by Dell Cameron

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Google under mounting pressure to give U.S. users the ‘right to be forgotten’

A consumer-rights group says it’s the right thing to do.

On Jul 7, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Google launches ‘right to be forgotten’ for revenge-porn victims

Victim advocates say this is a great step in the right direction.

On Jun 19, 2015 by Kevin Collier

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Canadian court upholds ruling censoring Google search results

British Columbia courts ruling latest in string of global rulings challenging Google’s autonomy

On Jun 12, 2015 by Tim Sampson

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Yahoo Japan agrees to honor requests to delete search results

The right to be forgotten isn’t just an EU thing anymore.

On Mar 31, 2015 by Eric Geller

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EU ratchets up the pressure on Google with vote to decouple search business

The E.U.’s trawling for a brawling.

On Nov 27, 2014 by Rob Price

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23 replacements for Google’s ‘Don’t be evil’ motto

Excelsior!

On Nov 4, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Google’s already censored 170,000 URLs under EU’s ‘right to be forgotten’

That’s 100,000 a month.  

On Oct 10, 2014 by Rob Price

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Wikipedia takes a long, hard look in the mirror

Ten years in, a singular monkey and the “right to be forgotten” dominate Wikiepdia’s annual conference.

On Aug 13, 2014 by Rob Price

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Wikipedia page renders ‘right to be forgotten’ obsolete

The right to be forgotten… and then immediately remembered on Wikipedia, then mocked.

On Aug 7, 2014 by Kevin Collier

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Wikimedia Foundation officially condemns ‘right to be forgotten’

Wikipedia’s spoiling for a brawl with the European Court of Justice.

On Aug 6, 2014 by Rob Price

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‘Right to be forgotten’ debate heats up as censorship hits Wikipedia

It’s supporters say it’s a victory for privacy. It’s detractors say it’s attacking press freedom.

On Aug 5, 2014 by Rob Price

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