Tag - right-to-be-forgotten



Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / FOCUS
Feb 2, 2017
Court decision may fire up 'right to be forgotten' debate
The Supreme Court has issued its very first decision citing conditions for allowing for the deletion of information from internet search results, although its ruling made no mention of the "right to be forgotten," a concept increasingly gaining ground in Europe.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 1, 2017
Top court rejects 'right to be forgotten' demand
The nation's top court dismisses a man's demand that internet search results of his arrest in a child prostitution case be removed under the so-called right to be forgotten.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 13, 2016
Tokyo High Court overturns man's 'right to be forgotten'
The Tokyo High Court on Tuesday rescinded a lower court judgment that recognized the "right to be forgotten" in a case filed by a man who demanded Google Inc. eliminate five-year-old articles on his crime record from its search results.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 20, 2015
Google appeals order to remove info about man's buying of sex from minor
Google Inc. is seeing to reverse a Saitama court decision ordering it to remove links to Web articles about a man convicted of paying a 16-year-old girl for sex three years ago.
Jan 20, 2015
Google sticks to EU-only application of 'right to be forgotten'
Google is only removing search results from European websites when individuals invoke their "right to be forgotten," contrary to regulators' guidelines, but will review that approach soon, the company's chief legal officer said on Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / Q&A
Dec 9, 2014
'Right to be forgotten' on the Internet gains traction in Japan
The Internet has made fact-checking easy and people routinely use it for this end, for example, to Google client names and personal backgrounds before their first business meeting, or to take a quick glance at a potential new hire's reputation.
WORLD / Society
Aug 7, 2014
Wikipedia fights back against Europe's 'right to be forgotten'
Wikipedia fought back against Europe's "right to be forgotten" by listing the online encyclopaedia's articles removed from search results, snubbing a court ruling that allows people to stop personal information appearing under Internet searches.


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