On 13 April 2018, the English High Court handed down judgement in the first ‘Right to be Forgotten‘ case tried in the English Courts. This landmark case specifically addressed the right to have personal information removed by operators of Internet Search Engine, Google. The Judge in this case held that Google must remove links to articles about spent criminal convictions and sentences of the two anonymous claimants.
Google returns search engine results that feature links to third-party reports. The two businessmen that launched the legal bid to remove some search results about their criminal convictions, stated that the … Read more