Right To Be Forgotten

  • Google To Remove All Right-To-Be-Forgotten Links From European Index

    Google had been resisting European demands that the company remove links purged under the Right to Be Forgotten (RTBF) rule from its global index. Instead the company had been expunging them from domestic search results in individual European countries. Previously Google said RTBF would only apply to European users: We’ve been working hard to strike the right balance in impl ...

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Land- 25 readers -
  • Japan Courts Order Removal Criminal Activity From Search As Privacy Violation

    Suggesting that there may soon be a European-style “Right to Be Forgotten” in Japan, two Japanese courts recently ordered Yahoo Japan and Google to remove indexed reports of criminal activity under the theory that individual privacy rights were being violated. The cases were discussed in the Japan Times. Courts in Sapporo and Tokyo essentially arrived at the same result in two distinct cases.

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Land- 11 readers -
  • 5 things which happened in SEO this month

    … only a scroll away. But the best added feature is certainly the inclusion of Google updates onto the main SEO visibility graph, which helps draw causal relationships between algorithm updates and major changes in SEO performance. Good job, guys! Russian right to be forgotten While in western Europe the right to be forgotten debate is still very…

    Valentin Boulan/ Tamar SEO and Social Blogin SEO Google- 13 readers -
  • Consumer Group Petitions FTC To Bring Right-To-Be-Forgotten To US

    … Long-time Google critic Consumer Watchdog has petitioned the US Federal Trade Commission to enact a European-style “Right to Be Forgotten” (RTBF) in the US. The non-profit organization says the fact that it’s being done in Europe means it’s feasible in the US. The organization says that Google should provide a RTBF in the US in order to make…

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 38 readers -
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