EU court advisor sides with Google on 'right to be forgotten'

NGOs warned of potential harm to internet users’ rights if Google lost ECJ caseThe “right to be forgotten”, which enables claimants to request the removal of links to irrelevant or outdated online information about them, should not be enforceable globally, the European court of justice (ECJ) has found in a preliminary opinion.The controversial power, requiring search engines to prevent access to material on the internet, should be enforceable only in the EU and not worldwide, the court’s advocate general, Maciej Szpunar, said. Final judgments by the ECJ usually endorse initial opinions. Continue reading...

EU court advisor sides with Google on 'right to be forgotten'

An EU rule forcing search engines to comply with requests to remove links should be limited to Europe, the senior legal advisor to the bloc's top court said Thursday in a boost for web giant ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Phys.org

'Right to be forgotten' by Google should apply only in EU, says court adviser - CNET

Search results about citizens of the European Union could still appear online outside Europe, says an adviser to the EU's Court of Justice.

Thu 10 Jan 19 from CNET

Google backed on limiting search results over right to be forgotten

The search engine giant sought to limit the law's scope, after France asked for a global extension.

Thu 10 Jan 19 from BBC Technology

The right to be forgotten may not work outside of the EU anymore

In a large win for Google and other search providers, a chief adviser of the European Court of Justice has granted some clarity over the right to be forgotten. Up until now, the right to be ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Techspot

EU courts told 'right to be forgotten' law should not apply globally

Europe's "right to be forgotten" law has consistently proven challenging since it was passed in 2014. For starters, requests may only be granted if information is considered ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Engadget

Google can limit 'right to be forgotten' to EU says top court adviser

Google can limit the "right to be forgotten" to internet searches made in the European Union, an adviser to the bloc's top court said on Thursday, backing an appeal by the U.S. search giant ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Reuters Technology

Advisor to Europe’s top court favors regional limit to ‘right to be forgotten’

Google will be cheered by the view of an influential advisor to Europe’s top court vis-a-vis the territorial scope of the so-called ‘Right to be Forgotten’. Since a 2014 Court ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from TechCrunch

Google can limit right to be forgotten to EU: adviser to top court

Google and other search engines can limit the "right to be forgotten" to the European Union, an adviser to the bloc's top court said on Thursday, in a case that has important implications for ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Reuters Technology

Google can limit right to be forgotten to EU:EU court adviser, Thu 10 Jan 19 from Reuters Technology

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