European court: Google must yield on personal info
A man raises his hand at Google offices in New York. People should have some say over the results that pop up when they conduct a search of their own name online, Europe's highest court said Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Associated Press file photo
Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 12:05 pm
Updated: 11:23 am, Wed May 14, 2014.
AMSTERDAM — In a landmark ruling that could rock the Internet search-engine industry, Europe’s highest court said Tuesday that people are entitled to some control over what pops up when their name is Googled.
The Court of Justice of the European Union said Google must listen and sometimes comply when individuals ask the search giant to remove links to newspaper articles or websites containing information about them.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 12:05 pm.
Updated: 11:23 am.