right to be forgotten
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.
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.
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.
This Site Obfuscates 15 Million Online Criminal Records
Artist Paolo Cirio is battling websites that profit off mugshots.
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.
Google Is Fighting France’s ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Demands
The tech company is refusing to delist search results across borders.
'Oblivion' Is the Software That Could Automate the 'Right to Be Forgotten'
Can machines help enforce online privacy?
A Canadian Court Gave Itself the Authority to Block Google Results Worldwide
The ruling "will inevitably be used in a range of other contexts."
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.
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.
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.
'Hidden From Google' Remembers the Sites Google Is Forced to Forget
The list is far from exhaustive, but it's a start.