France's data protection regulator – the Commission Nationale de L'Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) – ordered Alphabet Inc.'s Google in 2015 to comply with the right to be forgotten.
If the ruling is upheld, the approach to personal privacy threatens the equal and competing legitimate freedom of expression and access to information rights of businesses and consumers outside the European Union.
Scott L. Vernick and Jessica Kitain recently authored the Bloomberg BNA Privacy and Security Law Report article "The Right To Be Forgotten – Protection or Hegemony?" We invite you to read the full article.
Reproduced with permission from Privacy and Security Law Report, 15 PVLR 1253, 6/20/2016. Copyright © 2016 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800.372.1033) http://www.bna.com
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