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Google Must Remove Links Within 35 Days, Says ICO

  • BBC, Friday, August 21, 2015 3:17 PM
The BBC reports that Google was ordered to remove nine links to news stories by the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) under the "right to be forgotten." law because details of a minor criminal offense was referenced. The media wants to report on the details as part of freedom of the press, but having access to the information by searching for the complainant by name constitutes a breach of the Data Protection Act, according to the ICO. Google has been ordered to remove the links within 35 days.

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