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Does Google Owe You a ‘Right to Be Forgotten’?

Posted on 05/19/2014 by |News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

Bulletin Today | TechnologyYou might have grown up worrying that everything you did wrong would go on your “permanent record.” On May 13, the European Court of Justice ruled that Google, whose search engine is the permanent record of our digital lives, must remove links to information about Europeans at their request, if that information is “inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant.” Europeans will have the opportunity we all might like: to clean up our personal Web search results and remove the bits …