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Google Loses a "Right to be Forgotten" Case in U.K.

     
3:57 pm on Apr 13, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Two businessmen took Google to court over the "Right to be Forgotten" and the judge ruled in favour of one, but not the other.
Explaining the decisions made on Friday, the judge said one of the men had continued to "mislead the public" while the other had "shown remorse". Google Loses a "Right to be Forgotten" Case in U.K. [bbc.co.uk]
8:37 am on Apr 16, 2018 (gmt 0)

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interesting results. On the face it appears capitalism loses and environmentalism succeeds. Strange ruling as both were criminals under law and thus subject to public record everywhere except the eu.

With this win look for more cases in the future...
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Things may change in the EU after May 25 when the GDPR goes into affect, but it seems there really is no "right" in the so-called "right to be forgotten" since in every case it ends up a discretionary action by the court it is argued at.
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The takeaway is g lost and that will have a long reach in future business practices. Time will tell where this ends up.