France Tells Google Apply Right to Be Forgotten Worldwide or Face Fines

French authorities have threatened Google with fines if it fails to apply Europe's right to be forgotten ruling to the search engine's global domains, including Google.com. Google has been reluctant to apply the landmark decision broadly, even after officials across Europe made clear that Google is violating the court judgement if it routinely discloses sensitive personal information to Internet users worldwide. EPIC explained in US News & World Report and USA Today that Google's position is illogical and inconsistent. According to a recent survey, nine out of ten voters in the United States want the right to delete links to personal information.


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