EU backs 'right to be forgotten' in Google privacy case - Executive Salad

EU backs ‘right to be forgotten’ in Google privacy case

A top EU court has ruled Google must amend some search results at the request of ordinary people in a test of the so-called “right to be forgotten”.

The European Union Court of Justice said links to “irrelevant” and outdated data should be erased on request.

EU backs 'right to be forgotten' in Google privacy case - Executive Salad
EU backs ‘right to be forgotten’ in Google privacy case – Executive Salad

The case was brought by a Spanish man who complained that an auction notice of his repossessed home on Google’s search results infringed his privacy.

Source:

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-27388289

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