Right to Be Forgotten

Lords Committee Says EU's Online 'Right To Be Forgotten' Law Is Unworkable

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK

The European Court of Justice's demand for internet search engines to respect individuals' "right to be forgotten" is unworkable and unreasonable and ...

The Privacy Prospect

Mark Whitby | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Tech
Mark Whitby

The "right to be forgotten" could be seen as a potential coup for brands and consumers who wish to rid themselves of those old, embarrassing search links once and for all... Instead of being asked in the fine print if we wish to opt out, the marketing industry may need to get used to the idea of politely asking consumers to opt in.

How To Get Around Google's 'Right To Be Forgotten'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Tech

After a decision by a European court, Google has recently been forced to remove links to certain content on request. Known as the 'right to be forgott...

Is Ex-RBS Boss Fred The Shred Trying To Vanish From The Internet?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Politics

The home of disgraced former Royal Bank of Scotland chief Fred Goodwin has vanished from Google Street View, just weeks after the search giant agreed ...

You Can Now Ask Google To Forget You

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Tech

Google has launched a new form to allow EU citizens to request information be removed to protect their reputation. The move comes after a decision ...

What the EU Data Protection Reforms Mean to You

Christian Toon | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Tech
Christian Toon

You may have seen in the news recently that the European Union is undergoing its first major overhaul of data protection and privacy reforms since 1995. But what will these mean for you and I? In short:

Should Google be Held Accountable for What Is Published on the Web?

Andrew Tibber | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Tibber

In the wake of the EU Court's decision, Google is now faced with a few problems that not only call into question the principles behind the right to be forgotten but could also have possible damaging effects on its functionality as a search engine tool.

Not Forgetting Online Abuse

Paul Lambert | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Tech
Paul Lambert

Clearly we as society, policymakers and website service providers need to consider how we can do more to ensure less people become victims of online abuse, commit suicide, have "bad internet experiences," are forced to move from school to school, home to home, and are even afraid to use the internet.

Spain Sends 'Right To Be Forgotten' Cases To Top EU Court

Wall Street Journal | Melanie Hick | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK Tech

Spain’s highest court, the Audiencia Nacional, has asked the European Court of Justice to clarify whether requests from Spanish citizens to have dat...

Sticks and Stones may Break my Bones but Inaccurate Information Could Ruin my Life

John Carr | Posted 16.10.2011 | UK
John Carr

By all means use the internet as a source of seemingly positive information to give you a larger potential pool of applicants or members. However, as a source of negative information which you cannot or will not confirm or be able to check directly with the person concerned it should be a no no in all but the most obvious cases.