French watchdog pressures Google on right ‘to be forgotten’

Google must scrub search results worldwide when it agrees to requests from users to be “forgotten”, rather than just from European versions of its website, France’s data protection regulator said on Friday.The regulator (CNIL) said in a statement that if Google does not comply within 15 days, it can launch a process leading to sanctions, ramping up pressure on the U.S. giant following a landmark European legal ruling.

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