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This is an extremely important ruling, because if Europe could dictate that Google (or any other company) had to take down content globally, then it would open up for countries like China to do the same.— Thomas Baekdal (@baekdal) September 24, 2019
Imagine if people in Europe couldn't see something because China said so. https://t.co/TCj8vQ1Sbn
The European Court of Justice ruling that Europe’s Right to Be Forgotten cannot be enforced beyond the EU is an appropriate step to curb European overreach that jeopardized the future of the global internet. Statement from @castrotech: https://t.co/kO4YKq5eNK pic.twitter.com/va39clT5OU— ITIF (@ITIFdc) September 24, 2019
Argued along the same line when I was a member of Google advisory board. The RTBF is still Westphalian, with law bounded by geography, it is the GDPR that is (rightly) post-Westphalian : “Google wins landmark right to be forgotten case” https://t.co/1iRt2UWEce— Luciano Floridi (@Floridi) September 24, 2019
Right, so eventually brutal dictators could probably just order tech companies not to have links to details about them...if actually convicted criminals can have any mention quietly removed in search; #EndoftheInternet https://t.co/d51oLMRNqR pic.twitter.com/1QYdUEfA7F— Seth Frantzman (@sfrantzman) September 24, 2019
Years ago the TWiET crew described the EU "Right to be forgotten" as a well-intentioned law that was going to be abused and misused.— Rev. Robert R. Ballecer, SJ (@padresj) September 24, 2019
All these years later we find that the "Right to be forgotten" has been...
... abused and misused.
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