right to be forgotten

Facebook

Don’t Just Delete Facebook, Poison Your Data First

If you're savvy with code, you can employ a script that repeatedly alters your Facebook posts with nonsense, making it more difficult for the social media site to collect user data.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.28.18
Google

Want to Remove a Google Result? File a Trumped-Up Lawsuit

Google and other sites will likely respond more quickly to a court order. So why not fabricate a lawsuit to speed the whole thing up.
Joseph Cox
10.10.16
Opinion

The Kindness of Letting the Internet Forget

By practicing a sort of reverse search-engine optimization, we can participate in a better, nicer, more ethical internet​.
Sarah Jeong
6.13.16
Art

This Site Obfuscates 15 Million Online Criminal Records

Artist Paolo Cirio is battling websites that profit off mugshots.
DJ Pangburn
4.18.16
Op-Eds

The Right to Be Forgotten: Why a New Artist's Biggest Battle Is Finding a Way to Delete Their Past

In 2015, it's not unusual for a record label to sign an artist, and immediately remove every single thing they've ever done.
11.18.15
News

Google Is Fighting France’s ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Demands

The tech company is refusing to delist search results across borders.
Kari Paul
7.31.15
Culture

'Oblivion' Is the Software That Could Automate the 'Right to Be Forgotten'

Can machines help enforce online privacy?
Jordan Pearson
6.22.15
News

A Canadian Court Gave Itself the Authority to Block Google Results Worldwide

The ruling "will inevitably be used in a range of other contexts."
Jordan Pearson
6.13.15
Internet

Missing Links: What's Next for the Right to Be Forgotten

A year on, Europe's order for Google to remove links is as controversial as ever.
Nicole Kobie
5.14.15
tech

Who Has the Right to Be Forgotten on the Internet?

Five months after a European court decision that required Google (and other search engines) to "forget" certain information about people, the mechanics of that forgetting is still a complicated muddle.
Katie Engelhart
10.21.14
Facebook

The 'Right to Be Forgotten' Might Actually Be Working as Intended

The domains that have seen most URLs removed from search results are social networking sites and directories of contact information.
Victoria Turk
10.13.14
Internet

'Hidden From Google' Remembers the Sites Google Is Forced to Forget

The list is far from exhaustive, but it's a start.
Jason Koebler
7.14.14
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