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Google Wins "Right To Be Forgotten" Case

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11:54 AM - 24 Sep 2019



Europe's highest court has ruled Google doesn't have to remove links to people's personal data globally.

The issue arose after a dispute between the tech giant and France's privacy watchdog over whether the "right to be forgotten" should apply outside the EU.

The European Court of Justice has ruled it shouldn't - meaning Google can be asked to remove search results for websites containing sensitive information.

But the details will still appear if you're searching outside the EU.

It was  anticipated that the court would rule in Google's favour - after the court's top legal advisor, said earlier this year that he was not in favour of giving the provisions of EU law such a broad interpretation.

 



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