Just as Google announced new capabilities for users to monitor the devices that are accessing their Google accounts, The Wall Street Journal reports the Article 29 Working Party in the EU has released a new set of guidelines that runs contrary to Google’s current compliance with the so-called “right to be forgotten” court decision. As recounted from the DPC stage last week, Google has been removing references to specific people only on its country-specific URLs, like those with .de for Germany or .es for Spain. However, the new guidelines from A29 say web sites should apply the right to be forgotten to all domains, including Google.com. “The court says the delisting decision has to be effective,” A29 Chair Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin told the WSJ. “These decisions should not be easily circumvented by anybody.” (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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