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EU court rules Google does not have to remove personal data from search index

DW100 (2227906) writes | about a year ago

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DW100 (2227906) writes "A ruling this morning from the European Court of Justice has said that Google does not have to delete personal data from its search index, in a case that could have huge ramifications for web privacy and the so-called 'right to be forgotten'"
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Ramifacations? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a year ago | (#44098997)

“The interest, for the lay person, is the opinion that there is no general right to be forgotten within the current Data Protection Directive, or the EU Charter on Fundamental Rights,” he said.

“Therefore, national data protection regulators can't order a search link to be disabled within a search engine's index, provided that the search engine didn't wrongly spider a website in the first place contrary to any no-robots coding.”

Catch the provision? Allowing EU's right to continuing censoring sites (ie: thepiratebay).

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