Google Must Delete Contested Links Worldwide: French Gov't

Law360, New York (June 12, 2015, 5:28 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. must apply a European court's "right to be forgotten" ruling worldwide, a French data regulator said Friday, giving the Internet behemoth two weeks to remove search results on request or else face financial penalties.

The Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés, or CNIL, ordered Google to delist third-party links in search results from all its domains, not just from its European extensions such as .fr or .de. Last year, the European Court of Justice ruled that under the bloc's privacy laws, Google can be forced to remove links to third-party websites that infringe on an individual's privacy rights...

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