European Court of Justice | The Right to Be Forgotten

Read the full article in The Atlantic

It’s not every day that a court makes a ruling that could change the Internet as we know it. In a decision issued Tuesday, the European Court of Justice (ECJ)—whose jurisdiction covers all 28 European Union member states and some 500 million people—did just that when it ruled that a handful of search results on Google violated a Spanish man’s fundamental right to privacy.

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