Google v CNIL: Advocate General agrees global “right to be forgotten” orders pose risk to freedom of expression’

“The Court of Justice of the European Union has published the Advocate General’s Opinion in Case C-507/17 Google Inc v Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertes (CNIL). In his opinion, Advocate General Maciej Szpunar advised that de-referencing requests under the CJEU’s decision in Google Spain v Gonzales et al (the so-called ‘right to be forgotten’) do not oblige Google and other search providers to de-list search results on a global basis …” (more)

[Monckton Chambers, 11 January]

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