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UK Won't Seek Power To Remove Archived Articles

The government has abandoned plans to give the attorney general the power to order media organisations to remove articles from their online archives. A clause in the legislation would have enabled the attorney general – currently Dominic Grieve QC – to order newspapers and other publishers to take down past articles on the grounds that their continued presence would create a danger of contempt if jurors in a court case searched for information on the internet.

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