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EU 'Right To Be Forgotten' Shouldn't Be Global, Adviser Says

Law360 (January 10, 2019, 10:03 PM EST) -- An adviser to the European Union's highest court recommended Thursday that the "right to be forgotten" — which requires search engines such as Google to delete content that users find irrelevant or embarrassing — should be limited to the EU and not be applied globally, as France's data protection authority had argued. 

France's Council of State had asked the European Court of Justice to consider the issues posed by Google's challenge to a determination by the country's data protection regulator, which is known as CNIL, that the "right to be forgotten" affirmed by the EU high court in a landmark 2014...

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