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Now Google Must Censor Search Results About "Right To Be Forgotten" Removals

Aug 21

Mark Wilson writes, drolly, that the so-called right to be forgotten “has proved somewhat controversial,” and expands on that with a new twist in a post at Beta News:

While some see the requirement for Google to remove search results that link to pages that contain information about people that is ‘inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant’ as a win for privacy, other see it as a form of censorship. To fight back, there have been a number of sites that have started to list the stories Google is forced to stop linking to. In the latest twist, Google has now been ordered to remove links to contemporary news reports about the stories that were previously removed from search results. All clear? Thought not… The Information Commissioner’s Office has ordered Google to remove from search results links to nine stories about other search result links removed under the Right to Be Forgotten rules.


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