A Loophole in the Right to Be Forgotten
- Nausicaa Renner for Columbia Journalism Review July 26th, 2016
- Source: http://www.cjr.org/tow_center/loophole_google_right_forgotten.php
A new study suggests the European Union’s popular Right to Be Forgotten law—which allows EU residents to request that certain articles be delisted from Google and other search engines—may not prove effective, thanks to links that savvy searchers can uncover.
The European Union in 2014 instituted the Right to Be Forgotten (RTBF), which allows EU residents to request that certain articles be delisted from Google and other search engines on the grounds they are “inadequate, irrelevant, no longer relevant, or excessive.”