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House Of Lords Concludes 'Right To Be Forgotten' Is 'Unworkable'

A House of Lords Committee has concluded the 'right to be forgotten' is 'unworkable' and 'wrong in principle'. The European Court of Justice ruled in May that links to irrelevant and outdated material should be erased on request from search engines such as Google within the European Union. The Lords Home Affairs, Health and Education EU Sub-Committee said in a new report that it was wrong to give search engines the power to decide what should or should not be deleted.

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