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. 


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]