Google Exec Says 'Right To Be Forgotten' Needs To Be Narrow

Law360, New York (May 5, 2017, 10:00 PM EDT) -- The executive chairman of Google's parent company on Friday stepped up his defense of the company's decision to oppose a directive to apply a European court’s “right to be forgotten” ruling on a global scale, saying that the way the internet is designed makes taking such sweeping actions impractical.

Speaking at a global digital futures policy forum hosted by Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, Alphabet Inc. Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt opined on the reach and mass appeal of a "right to be forgotten"...
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