Bloomberg News reports on controversy over Google’s take-down notices related to the “right to be forgotten” and privacy in Europe:
European Union privacy regulators continued to criticize Google Inc. a day after a data-protection summit where officials demanded the company justify its decision to notify publishers when removing links to personal data.
Google is the only company to notify websites that it is taking down links to material to comply with a court ruling that allows EU residents to erase references to personal data, said Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, who heads a group of EU privacy regulators. [...]
Data-protection officials in Ireland and Germany have already complained about how Google, the largest search-engine company, has handled the issue. Read more »