Opening up information via search engines creates a need for new a debate on end dates. It looks like Google is dutifully implementing the right to be forgotten. Immediately after the European Court's benchmark decision, the search giant launched an online form for Europeans. They could request removal of links to certain pages containing personal information. Google was flooded by removal requests — the current total is 328,000 URLs — and swiftly started removing links. But not all is as it seems.

Click here to read the full article by Lokke Moerel. Source: Het Financieele Dagblad, 30 August 2014

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