- Created: 13 February 2015
By Stephen Gardner. Google could face a stand-off with European privacy regulators.
An advisory council convened by the company concluded that the right to be forgotten, under which individuals can request deletion of Internet links to information about them, should apply only to European Union domains.
The advice contradicts the opinion of EU data protection commissioners, who meet in the Article 29 Working Party. In November, the Article 29 Working Party issued guidance stating that the delisting of links should apply globally, including to .com domains.
Read the article in full at Bloomberg BNA.