In April, Google quietly rolled out a policy expansion for U.S. citizens to request a removal of personal information from websites- information such as phone number, email address, or physical address, handwritten signatures, as well as non-consensual explicit or intimate personal images, involuntary fake pornography, personal content on websites with exploitative removal practices, select personally identifiable information (PII) or doxxing content from Google Search.
Just as the FCC moved to hand large swaths of authority over the internet to corporations by nullifying Obama-era regulations, the United States also made a largely symbolic gesture by withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement. The response by both public and private entities in the U.S. following the withdrawal from Paris may hold clues about the effect of the GDPR on internet privacy here in the United States.
November 28th, 2016 – New effort to label books “sexually explicit” in Virginia schools, hate speech in libraries, the right to be forgotten, and more…
October 25, 2016: Facial recognition, Amy Goodman, campus speech, intellectual freedom bloggers, award nominations and SO MUCH MORE.
Google Europe announced on its blog, that it would adopt practices that would amount to a global right to be forgotten. The new policy boils down to the following
by Joyce Johnston Twelve years after the global economic downturn cost Mario Costeja González his business property, his credit rating and his financial reputation, he had paid off his debts […]