Day: May 13, 2014

Google must comply with EU data protection laws including the right to be forgotten: Google v AEPDGoogle must comply with EU data protection laws including the right to be forgotten: Google v AEPD



In a bombshell opinion released earlier today, the CJEU ruled that Google Inc. is subject to EU data protection laws even where its servers are located outside of the EU. The Court ruled that when Google spiders the web and indexes the globe’s data, it is a processor with respect to personal information and a controller of such information. In the case before the Court, this meant that Google was required to de-index links to personal information, even though the information was accurate and without any showing that making the information available was prejudical to the data subject.

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-05-12Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-05-12