EU top court rules Google doesn’t need to apply the ‘right to be forgotten’ globally

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Google just won a case in Europe’s top court (CJEU) over the EU‘s right to be forgotten. The court confirmed that the search engine giant would only need to remove reported links from search results in Europe — not globally — the BBC reports. The case started back in 2016, when French privacy watchdog CNIL fined Google €100,000 for not removing pages with damaging or false information about a person globally. Google challenged the fine as it believed its geoblocking feature — which removed delisted links from search results within the EU — sufficed to comply with the law. Google…

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