Google suffers defeat in landmark 'right to be forgotten' case

Two businessmen believe their names should not be linked to past crimes

Two businessmen believe their names should not be linked to past crimes

The company's representative, Antony White QC, said that the ruling was "not a right to rewrite history or. tailor your past if that's what this claimant would like to use it for".

NT2 had "frankly acknowledged his guilt", he said, adding: "His current business activities are in a field quite different from that in which he was operating at the time".

The ruling in the case of NT2 means that Google must remove search results relating to the man's convictions - something the judge was happy to rule about because of the remorse that has been shown.

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INTERNET GIANT Google has lost a landmark 'right to be forgotten' case and must now "delist" search results about a criminal conviction.

The businessman who lost his case to be "delisted" complained about three links returned by Google providing information about his conviction for "conspiracy to account falsely", for which he received a sentence of four years.

The original European Union court ruling on the right to be forgotten failed to outline clear terms for when the search engine should remove information.

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Open Rights Group, a digital rights organization based in Britain, said Warby's rulings set a "legal precedent" and could have far-reaching consequences. We are pleased that the court recognised our efforts in this area, and we will respect the judgments they have made in this case. "The right to be forgotten litigation requires the courts to once again consider where that balance lies". And for the record, Google keeps a sh*tload of your data, too. The two linked cases are: NT1 v. Google and NT2 v. Google, High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division, Case No.'s HQ15X04128 and HQ15X04127. "They may have to weigh the seriousness of crimes and the convict's willingness to reform", the site said. Some advocates celebrated the court's decision, calling it a win for people with criminal records who face discrimination due to their past misdeeds.

The right to be forgotten, or right to erasure, is a major concept in European law that allows people to request information about themselves to be removed from the internet when it is no longer relevant.

While Google, Bing and other search engines can remove links from their search results, they cannot delete the news articles or web pages.

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Surveys show a majority of Americans support the "right to be forgotten", but observers have said it's unlikely that such legislation would pass here because of possible violations of the First Amendment. Some free speech advocates have argued that could infringe upon the U.S. Constitution.

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