While Google did in fact comply with the Court of Justice of the European Union’s (CJEU) May 2014 order, which allowed individuals in Europe to request that a search engine ‘delist’ certain information about them from Internet links that harm their privacy.
Google is fighting a June 2015 order from the French CNIL (Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés) that ordered Google to “delist links not just from all European versions of Search but also from all versions globally.”
The internet’s sheer breadth often gives the impression that it transcends local legal jurisdictions.
Google, the United States and the EU ‘Right to Be Forgotten’: Strategies for Removing Harmful Google Search Results
In May 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that individuals have the right to ask Google to remove certain search results about them.
The European Union’s right to be forgotten standard has been in place for a little over a year now. And if this new data is correct, then it may be doing its job just right.
Google has been considering a new search ranking algorithm that factors in trustworthiness, according to a report released by the company this past winter.
On Monday, the Supreme Court denied certiorari in Google’s appeal of the Federal Circuit’s 2014 ruling that that the declaring code and the structure, sequence, and organization of 37 Java API packages are entitled to copyright protection.
Last Thursday, the Court of Appeal for British Columbia issued an important decision in Equustek Solutions Inc. v. Google Inc. about the power of a domestic court to make orders against non-party, internet “intermediaries” – in this case, search engine provider Google.