This case isn’t about privacy, but as I read this report, I started thinking about implications for “Right to be Forgotten.”
Canada’s supreme court has ruled that the country’s courts can order Google to remove search results all over the world after a long-running case between Vancouver-based tech company Equustek and distributor Datalink Technologies. In 2012, Equustek asked Google to remove Datalink search results after the distributor was accused of relabelling one of its products and selling it as its own online. Google proceeded to remove web pages associated with Datalink on the Canadian version of its search engine but the supreme court of British Columbia subsequently ordered the company to expand the de-indexing order worldwide.
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