The French Court Case That Threatens to Bring the “Right to be Forgotten” Everywhere – Nani Jansen Reventlow

27 04 2017

A court case in France might drastically change what information individuals can access online. The case is pending before the French Council of State—France’s highest court—and concerns a “right to be forgotten” dispute between Google and the French data protection authority, CNIL. Read the rest of this entry »





France’s highest administrative court urged to make a reference for a preliminary ruling in relation to right to be forgotten requests – Mathilde Groppo

9 02 2017

conseiletatIn May 2016, Google was reported to have unsuccessfully appealed against the French highest administrative court, the Conseil d’Etat, over a ruling that the decision in Google Spain requires delisting on all versions of the search engine, including google.com. A new episode of the battle over the interpretation of right to be forgotten requests is now taking place between data subjects and the French Data Protection Authority, CNIL. Read the rest of this entry »





Global Right to be Forgotten: Delisting, why CNIL is wrong – Daphne Keller

22 11 2016

cnil-googleThe French Data Protection Agency, CNIL, is currently before a French court, arguing that Google needs to do more to comply with “Right to Be Forgotten” or “Right to Be Delisted” (RTBD) laws. The EU’s highest court, the CJEU, defined the search engine’s obligations in the 2014 Google Spain v. Costeja case, ruling that Google must comply with requests to remove links from the results it displays when people search for the requester by name. Read the rest of this entry »





News: Google takes a new approach to the “right to be forgotten” in response to regulator pressure

10 03 2016

google-headquarters-signStarting this week, Google will implement “right to be forgotten” requests on all Google search engines (including Google.com) accessed from the country of the person making the request.  This change will be implemented retrospectively to all delisting carried out under the Google Spain ruling. Read the rest of this entry »





Google Spain: French data protection authority rejects Google appeal

23 09 2015

cnil-googleThe French data protection authority, the CNIL, has dismissed an internal administrative appeal by Google Inc against its ruling that the decision in Google Spain requires delisting on all versions of the search engine, including google.com. Read the rest of this entry »





Google Spain: French Data Protection Authority Orders Google to delist on all domain names

16 06 2015

cnilThe French data protection authority, the CNIL, has ordered Google to de-list links under the Google Spain procedure, on all domain names worldwide, including google.com. Read the rest of this entry »