Friday, September 04, 2015

International: The Right To Forget Metadata

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has enforced the European cyber law’s “right to be forgotten” against Google over search results linked to a minor crime committed by an individual ten years ago.  Last month, the ICO released an enforcement notice ordering the search engine to remove within 35 days nine links associated with the individual’s crime.  In some respects, the decision represents an expansion of the right as it involves removing links to articles about Google's removal of articles about the individual. 

If you need assistance on submitting a request to remove certain information about you from the search engines, then contact Gerrie van Gaalen

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