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7/7/2015
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Americans should be entitled to a "right to be forgotten" from Google search queries, a consumer advocacy group says. Consumer Watchdog on Tuesday filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, accusing Google of "unfair and deceptive"...
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7/7/2015
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A consumer advocacy group is urging the US Federal Trade Commission to investigate why Google has not given American internet users the “right to be forgotten.”   In 2014, a European court mandated that Google remove search results from individuals...
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7/7/2015
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The Right To Be Forgotten has proved controversial. A little over a year ago Google was told by a European court that it should accept requests to remove from search results pages that are "inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant". Now, calls for the...
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7/7/2015
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A group on Tuesday filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) arguing that Google should allow users to request that information about them be taken down from the search engine. In its complaint, Consumer Watchdog says Google is misleading consumers...
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7/7/2015
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The advocacy group Consumer Watchdog today filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, saying that Google's failure to offer U.S. users the same “right to be forgotten” enjoyed by citizens of the European Union is “unfair and deceptive....
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7/7/2015
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I’ve been a critic of the European “right to be forgotten” ruling that requires Google to remove links to some Internet content. The ruling is anti-information, anti-free speech and a burden for companies that have to sift through thousands of...
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7/7/2015
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Even those of us who didn’t grow up in the Internet age can still find traces of our much younger selves online, which can occasionally make for a fun trip down memory lane. But not everyone is pleased with the idea that every online mention of their name may be...
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7/7/2015
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Google’s failure to offer U.S. users the ability to request the removal of search engine links from their name to information that is inadequate, irrelevant, no longer relevant, or excessive is an “unfair and deceptive” practice, Consumer Watchdog...
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7/7/2015
Posted by Mark Reback

Consumer Watchdog is asking the Federal Trade Commission to extend Europe’s “right to be forgotten” to Google and other search engines. Because of the European law adopted in 2014 as the result of a court case, Google has removed more than 41 percent...
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7/7/2015
Posted by Mark Reback

Google’s refusal to implement the EU’s controversial right to be forgotten rules in the U.S. amounts to an unfair and deceptive business practice, a frequent critic of the search engine giant said. Consumer Watchdog will file a complaint against Google...