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

  • TECH Premium
  • 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. 

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Next In Tech News

Crypto money laundering rises 30% in 2021 -Chainalysis Premium
Microsoft pledges more clarity over UK Xbox subscriptions - regulator Premium
Thailand to soon provide guidelines for improved crypto tax - Finance Minister Premium
EU proposes digital rights, principles in global first Premium
Microsoft cloud growth forecast bodes well for tech rivals, too Premium
Intel scores major win as court scraps $1.2 billion EU antitrust fine Premium
China restricts activists' social media ahead of Olympics Premium
UK's Playtech's shares slip after report of potential breakup Premium
Crypto exchange FTX US valued at $8 billion as first fundraise draws SoftBank, Temasek Premium
CMC Markets says client money in third quarter close to record highs Premium

Others Also Read