Google has now ‘forgotten’ more than a quarter-million URLs

A European court’s so-called Right to Be Forgotten ruling in May has resulted in the scrubbing of hundreds of thousands of Google search results, according to data released by Google on Monday as part of its regular transparency reports on government requests for information removal.Google, it turns out, has agreed to about 40 percent of the requested URL removals that it has received in the months since the European Union’s Court of Justice issued its ruling that empowered citizens of the EU to have search results unlinked from their names online.

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