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Google launches ‘right to be forgotten’ service for EU citizen

Google launches ‘right to be forgotten’ service for EU citizen
Zayed Ibn Fazal

Links outdated or incorrect? Not anymore, at least on the Google search engine, which processes 90% of all searches on the Web in Europe. Google launches service ‘right to be forgotten’ form for Eurpian. The decision by Google comes after a landmark European Union court ruling earlier this month, which gave people the “right to be forgotten”.

The giant of the web, in fact, on the basis of the judgment which recognizes the right of European citizens to be forgotten from Google search result, has launched a service through which European citizens can ask to have it deleted the links in search results that are deemed inappropriate or incorrect.

Through a web form European citizens will be able to request the cancellation of the results by the search engine that is deemed inappropriate, specifying the reasons for the request to delete.

“We will examine all requests trying to balance the right to privacy with the right to information,” stated the company in Mountain View.

“When evaluating your request, we will look at whether the results include outdated information about you, as well as whether there’s a public interest in the information,” Google says on the form which applicants must fill in to delete his/her information from Google search result. Get control in personal information of search result against you.