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EU hears Google, Microsoft, Yahoo on 'right to be forgotten'

Loek Essers | July 25, 2014
Civil rights campaigners say uniform guidelines are necessary to prevent information that should be publicly available being suppressed.

There should also be an appeals mechanism that allows publishers of content who have had links removed to be able to challenge that decision, it said. Earlier this month, Google erroneously removed links to British news articles that were later reinstated.

Talks were ongoing in Brussels on Thursday afternoon local time. A spokeswoman for the French data protection authority CNIL, which currently presides over the A29WP, said an update about the talks would probably have to wait until Friday.

 

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