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Censorship by any other name

Posted by Steve Cameron
Steve Cameron
Steve Cameron is the Director Owner of Advent Communication. With more than 25 years experience he has a deep...
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on Friday, 16 May 2014
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It must be frustrating to search for your own name on Google and find things you would rather not be in the public domain.

This is what happened to Mario Costejo González in Spain, when he discovered a newspaper article about his eviction in 1998 online.

Taking his complaint to the court, he has won the "right to be forgotten" online - and his complaint was not against the newspaper, but rather against Google.

The implications of this for the search giant are enormous - and the true scale of the issue is to be played out over the coming months.

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