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What ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Means For PR Agency Clients

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What is the “Right to be Forgotten” ruling? Back in May 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ), the highest court in the European Union, issued a ruling upholding a law which has since been labeled, the “Right to be Forgotten” (RTBF). The RTBF ruling allows EU citizens to request links [search results] that show up in their personal search results to be removed by Google and other applicable search engines. Read more...

Hedge funds, Google, and the “Right to be Forgotten”

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As many readers may already be aware, the EU's Court of Justice (EUCJ) has recently issued a ruling on the right to be forgotten that allows for private EU citizens to request certain links (search results) be taken down if they meet the court's criteria. As many as 70,000 - 80,000 requests have been submitted already and the story is constantly developing as Google and the media affected by the ruling have begun reacting to it. Read more...