By Dwayne De Freitas
Today the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that if someone searches your name, and the results that show up list information that you don’t care to be remembered,
you can request that the search engine company posting those results, remove those links or otherwise remove the data.
The Ruling that could change the face of the Web
The Court ruled this way using the principle of “right to be forgotten.” RTBF, as we’ll call it, means that when it comes to search engine results about individual people (in this case, EU citizens), those people now have the ability to request that certain bits of information about their lives be removed since they believe those results are no longer relevant.
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This week, Edward Snowden strikes again, this time with the US spy “Black Budget”, a new Kindle, Samsung’s watch, Microsoft buys Nokia, Tosin’s Pax Prime experience, and more…
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