Google can limit right to be forgotten to EU: adviser to top court


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  • Thursday, 10 Jan 2019

The logo of Google is pictured during the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France, May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/Files

FRANKFURT/PARIS: Google can limit the "right to be forgotten" to Internet searches made in the European Union, an adviser to the bloc's top court said on Jan 10, backing an appeal by the US search giant against a French fine. 

European Court of Justice judges typically follow the advice of the advocate general, usually within two to four months, although they are not bound to do so. 

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