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


  • Tech News
  • Thursday, 10 Jan 2019

Szpunar's opinion was welcomed by Google, which locked horns with France's privacy watchdog after being fined in 2016 for failing to delist sensitive information beyond the borders of the EU. — Reuters

Szpunar's opinion was welcomed by Google, which locked horns with France's privacy watchdog after being fined in 2016 for failing to delist sensitive information beyond the borders of the EU. — Reuters

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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