Oct 102014
 October 10, 2014  Posted by  Business, Court, Non-U.S., Online

Megumi Fujikawa reports:

 Google Inc. has suffered another setback on privacy issues, this time in Japan, following a European court ruling that gave Internet users the right to ask the company to remove information about them from search results.

The Tokyo District Court on Thursday issued an injunction, ordering Google to remove some Internet search results about a Japanese man that are considered to be violating his privacy, representatives from both sides said.

Though the Tokyo court order has far less sweeping implications than the precedent-setting ruling by the European Court of Justice, it touches on similar issues.

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