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 September 11, 2014  Posted by  Business, Non-U.S., Online

Nikolaj Nielsen reports:

Privacy campaigners are urging Google to respect a European court ruling on the “right to be forgotten” as the Internet giant tours European capitals to debate the issue.

Google has recieved 120,000 requests to remove names from its search engine (Photo: Carlos Luna)
Google chief Eric Schmidt in Italy on Wednesday (10 September) moderated the second leg of the Google advisory council, a panel of eight experts appointed by the firm to help it implement the controversial verdict.

The Luxembourg-based EU court in May concluded it was reasonable to ask Google to amend searches based on a person’s name if the data is irrelevant, out of date, inaccurate, or an invasion of privacy.

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