What Now for Google? EU Decision Hands Power Back to the People?

Google and other search engine providers can be ordered to delete links to outdated information about a person published on the Internet, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled. The decision this week by the European Court of Justice on what has been dubbed ‘the right to be forgotten’ is a landmark judgement which I predict will see a sea-change in the way search engines, social networking sites and other websites hold information that is deemed in the public interest or not. The digital revolution has advanced at such a rapid rate that it seems legislative reforms have

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