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Germany Weighing Options After Google Ruling

  • Gigaom, Tuesday, May 27, 2014 3:04 PM

The fallout from this month’s European “right to be forgotten” ruling continues to manifest itself: according to the Financial Times and Bloomberg, Germany may bring in arbitration courts to adjudicate when information should or should not be purged from Google’s mighty portal. Earlier this month the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that people can complain to a search engine (which means Google, seeing as the company has well over 90 percent market share in Europe) regarding information about them that is listed in search results but that is also stale or otherwise unwelcome.

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