According to the Washington Post the “right to be forgotten” just got real. The newspaper reports that Google received more than 50,000 requests for removal. As ordered by the European court of justice, the company is beginning to remove content from search results.
More information on the ECJ decision may be found here.
Related documents (more can be found on Technethics)
- Allyson Haynes Stuart, What does Google Spain mean for US Citizens?
- Google’s Chief Executive and the right to be forgotten
- Do EU authorities think that Google needs help … to help Europeans to be forgotten?
- Episode 119: The right to be forgotten on the internet
- Google’s online form to ask to be forgotten
- Jacob Gershman, Right to be Forgotten Is a Foreign Concept in America
- Steven C. Bennett, The “Right to Be Forgotten”: Reconciling EU and US Perspectives