About a decade later, Costeja sued, saying that the publication breached his right to privacy.
2 points — Should ‘Right to be Forgotten’ be applied globally, and if so, should Google take down the links anywhere in the world?
And: should so-called ‘sensitive data’ (like political opinions) be automatically removed if ppl ask for that
Fun fact: the ECJ livestreams the proceedings to the on-site press room, but don’t live-stream it anywhere else? Why? Who the hell knows!
For French, the individual comes first. For Google, wider society has a say
For anyone confused about how Europe can ever speak w/ one voice, that makes two of us...
<<shakes head>> But how can they then defend themselves as 'neutral platforms?
But for me, it comes down to this: who has the right to police the web? And how do you avoid balkanizing the digital world as govts battle out for supremacy.
Couple of takeouts: @Google is banking that it's already done enough when removing links from Europe that it won't have to do more (that's naive, imho).