Google-backed experts want ‘right to be forgotten’ limited to EU


A Google-backed advisory group has sided with the search giant in the debate in the so-called “right to be forgotten,” which gives citizens of the European Union the option to have some personal information erased from search engines

On Friday, the advisory group of experts — including advocates, politicians, academics and even Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales — published a 44-page report backing up Google’s stance that the regulations should apply only within the European Union

In May 2014, the EU ruled that companies like Google must allow citizens the option to have personal information delisted from European search engines if the information is no longer “relevant.” Google complied. …

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