Wrong To Be Forgotten? European Court’s Privacy Ruling a Blow to Google, U.S. Tech Companies

Client Advisory
June 13, 2014

Last month, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) acknowledged an individual’s "right to be forgotten" online. On May 14, 2014, the ECJ ruled that Google, upon request from a user, must omit from its search results links to websites that contain certain personal information related to that user. This Client Advisory discusses how this controversial opinion will have expensive and burdensome consequences for U.S. tech companies and intellectual property owners.

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