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Google Begins Compliance With EU's 'Right To Be Forgotten' Demands

Joe Mont | May 30, 2014

Google has launched a new Website that gives European users the opportunity to demand the deletion of personal information and related links from its search engine. To comply with new "right to be forgotten" requirements in the EU, the Web giant now offers an online form to facilitate those requests.

Earlier this month, the European Union Court of Justice ruled that Website operators must remove links to obsolete or irrelevant personal information, or data that otherwise infringes on their personal privacy, upon request by European citizens.

The demand follows a court case, Google v. Gonzalez, was filed by a resident of Spain, against Google and a newspaper publisher in...

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