Google has acknowledged that it “incorrectly” removed links to several Guardian articles last month and then reinstated them after complaints from people citing the “right to be forgotten”. Following a European court ruling, Google is required to remove links to “inadequate, irrelevent or … excessive” information from its search results in EU countries if the person to which the web page relates places a complaint, subject to a public interest test. But in a comment piece in the Guardian, Google’s chief legal officer, David Drummond, acknowledged that the company, which opposes the ruling, was still working out the right way to implement the judgment, and had made some errors. The Guardian was one of the first outlets to be notified that some of its content had been removed from some EU search results, receiving six notification that articles had been affected. Four of those articles were subsequently reinstated into search results by Google. If complainants wish to challenge reinstatements they must do so through their country’s information commissioner’s office. Drummond said Google disagreed with the ruling, but said the company respected “the court’s authority” and was “doing its very best to comply quickly and responsibly”. He promised the public debate… Read full this story
- The Google Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 will only be available in 9 countries later this year
- Is your Google Home or Nest secure? How to find and delete your private data
- Google collects a frightening amount of data about you. You can find and delete it now
- Humans can review your Google assistant recordings again, but only if you opt in
- Google launches 'The Anywhere School' with over 50 new features
- Top things we learned from Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook's congressional grilling
- Google received 1.6 million NHS patients' data on an 'inappropriate legal basis'
- How to Save Google’s WEBP Images As JPEG or PNG
- Google, Amazon, WhatsApp top list of hackers' favorite brands to imitate, report says
- What is the CCPA? Everything you need to know about the California Consumer Privacy Act right now
Google admits to errors over Guardian 'right to be forgotten' link deletions have 332 words, post on www.theguardian.com at July 10, 2014. This is cached page on SEO. If you want remove this page, please contact us.