EU Court of justice to rewrite (wrongly) the rules of the Internet

Two judgments redefine the “right to be forgotten” and search engine obligations creating more confusion than certainty (originally published in Italian by PC Professionale)

In two judgments published in September 2019, the European Court of Justice ruled that the de-indexing of information from a search engine’s database can only be ordered within the country of the person concerned (Case C-507/17) and that a search engine operator is obliged, albeit with certain limitations, to de-list regardless of who originally published the information then indexed (Case C-136/17). Continue reading “EU Court of justice to rewrite (wrongly) the rules of the Internet”