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 May 13, 2014  Posted by  Business, Court, Featured News, Online

Alan Travis and Charles Arthur report the stunning ruling:

A European court has backed the “right to be forgotten” and said Google must delete “inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant” data from its results when a member of the public requests it.

The test case ruling by the European Union’s court of justice against Google Spain was brought by a Spanish man, Mario Costeja González, after he failed to secure the deletion of an auction notice of his repossessed home dating from 1998 on the website of a mass circulation newspaper in Catalonia.

Read more on The Guardian.

This is huge.



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