The rights of Swedish residents should override the rights of the data controller

I took this from Panopticon Blog concerning the outcome of the Google order. Now what if the rights of the Swedish citizen was to be escalated to the EU courts, would the outcome be the same? "The first question for the CJEU was whether Google was a data controller for the purposes of Directive 95/46. … Continue reading The rights of Swedish residents should override the rights of the data controller

The Right to be Forgotten is respected by the EU Courts

I love this, the EU Court has confirmed that we have the right to be forgotten. Google and other internet search engines face a new world where they must remove links to websites containing certain types of personal data when individuals ask them to do so. The European Union says you have "a right to … Continue reading The Right to be Forgotten is respected by the EU Courts

Google autocomplete and personal integrity

Wow, Germany courts have done it again! They are so good at protecting the personal privacy of their citizens! Read on, it connects to an individual's 'right to be forgotten'. Google have been been over-ruled concerning how the 'autocomplete' function in the search dialog works. Basically this is generated by what other users have been … Continue reading Google autocomplete and personal integrity