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How hard is it to find what people would prefer was forgotten? Magnifying glass with person and question mark via shutterstock.com

Is anything ever ‘forgotten’ online?

How hard is it to find out what information has been removed from search engine results? What about identifying who asked for it to be removed?
No problem, I’ll find them easily. Akshat Rathi

Forget the right to be forgotten, other means exist

The May 2014 ruling by the European Court of Justice, dubbed the right to be forgotten, is seen as a precedent for all internet searches in all European Union member states. But the issues this ruling…
You can hide for now but maybe not forever. shutterstock man with hat over face

Tough times ahead for the right to be forgotten

As Viviane Reding, vice-president of the European Commission, congratulates herself for forcing Google to comply with the right to be forgotten, she might want to take a moment to think about some issues…
Europe has the right to be forgotten, Google does not have the right to forget Europe. Eric Fischer

Right to be forgotten ruling highlights global reach of EU law

The Court of Justice of the European Union has issued a ruling that affects privacy and data protection for millions of people. But the ruling is also significant because of what it says about whether…
You might want to forget that picture, but the internet won’t. Miia Ranta

The internet will never forget you … if you’re British

Justice ministers from across Europe sat down in Brussels yesterday to discuss some tricky issues for internet privacy, one of the most controversial of which was the right to be forgotten. After the NSA…

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