French regulator orders Google to expand ‘right to be forgotten’ beyond Europe

by Chris O’Brien,  Venture Beat

France’s privacy watchdog today ordered Google to expand its delisting program to include all of its search properties around the world.

The decision by the CNIL comes more than a year after a European court ruled that users have the right to request that outdated or misleading information be removed from search engines, the so-called “right to be forgotten.”

Since then, Google has waged an aggressive campaign with policymakers and the public in Europe to have the ruling thrown out.  Read the entire story.



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