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Archive: Jul 2014

Want to be Forgotten? Google Launch Removal of Information Form

Many of us have done it: posted something online and instantly regretted it, hastily removing it. Although your post may disappear from immediate view, did you know that it can and will remain in cyberspace for years to come? Until recently that is. A new ruling by the European courts means that internet users can now request irrelevant information to be removed from online searches completely – well, almost. A Landmark Case On 13th May 2014, the EU courts in Luxembourg ruled against internet giants, Google stating that people had the right to request information about their past removed from online searches. The case was initiated by Mario Costeja González […]