Challenges to EU ‘right to Be Forgotten’ Implementation

Challenges to EU ‘right to Be Forgotten’ Implementation

Approximately “91,000 requests” to be forgotten have been submitted to Google since the May 2014 EU European Court of Justice ruling which has led to “a total of 328,000 links that applicants wanted taken down” according to a BBC news report.   The report went to say that Google’s ‘right to be forgotten’ statistics so far are:

Update On Google Unauthorized Children’s in-App Purchase Class Action: The Show Must Go On!

Update On Google Unauthorized Children’s in-App Purchase Class Action: The Show Must Go On!

U.S. District Court Judge Ronald M. Whyte has issued an order  granting in part and denying in part Google’s Motion to Dismiss the class action filed against the Company on ­March 7 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California as a result of unauthorized children’s in-app purchases in the Google Play Store.

Google Street View Wifi Collection Case Finally Headed to Trial Court

Google Street View Wifi Collection Case Finally Headed to Trial Court

The US Supreme has refused to consider Google’s claim that when Street View collected unencrypted Wifi data between 2007 and 2010 that it was “readily accessible to the general public” so the collection was not a violation of the Wiretap Act” which claim was rejected in December 2013 by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Google Launches New European Privacy-driven Search Result Removal Tool

Google Launches New European Privacy-driven Search Result Removal Tool

Following the recent Court of Justice decision in the Costeja case, Google launched a service last Friday that will allow European data subjects to request the removal of search results for queries that include their name where those results are “inadequate, irrelevant, or no longer relevant, or excessive in relation to the purpose for which they were processed“.