30 Jun '14, 12pm

Google May Show A Right To Be Forgotten Removal Notice Without Removal Requests

Last week, Google began removing right to be forgotten requests from the EU search results page. Yea, it was quick. But some of those removals were done for names not submitting the request via RTBF form (RTBF = Right To Be Forgotten). Willem van Lynden said on Google+ that several of his friends and co-workers have noticed the removal notice come up for their names but they never submitted the request. Here is one example: A search for [diederik van engelen ] shows: William said that Google is "definitively" showing "warnings for people (friends of mine) that have filed no requests at all." But why? The Wall Street Journal somewhat alludes to it saying: Google has appeared to bend to regulators' desire that the company refrain from indicating in search results when something had been removed. Google had earlier indicated it might highlight the removals, something it does ...

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