Sep 242019
 September 24, 2019  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Non-U.S., Online

Sarah Marsh reports:

Google does not have to apply Europe’s landmark “right to be forgotten” law globally, the continent’s highest court has ruled.

The right to be forgotten was enshrined by the European court of justice in 2014, when it said Google must delete “inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant” data from its results when a member of the public requests it.

On Tuesday, the ECJ ruled that there was no obligation under EU law for a search engine operator to extend the 2014 ruling beyond the EU member states.

Read more on The Guardian.  The CJEU’s press release is below.


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