Google can forget you – but only in Europe

If you want your past to be forgotten on the Net, moving to Europe might be your best bet. Google won’t have to apply Europe’s “right to be forgotten” law globally, Europe’s top court ruled on 25-Sept in a landmark case pitting personal privacy rights against freedom of speech. What does this mean for Google? While it must remove links to sensitive personal data from its search results in Europe when needed, it doesn’t have to scrap them from searches elsewhere worldwide. Get the full story at

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