Google begins scrubbing net in Europe

Jun 26, 2014, 12:34 PM EDT
A visitor passes the Google logo on September 26, 2012 at the official opening party of the Google offices in Berlin, Germany.
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Google has begun removing certain data from its search index in Europe as per the E.U.'s recently-passed "right to be forgotten" law. The law says that users have the right to request information be removed about them on the internet. 

Background:

Google Starts Removing Search Results Under Europe's 'Right to be Forgotten' [Wall Street Journal]

Google starts scrubbing searches under EU's 'right to be forgotten' [CNET]

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