As the Court of Justice of the European Union heard arguments in the right-to-be-forgotten case between Google and France’s data protection authority, the CNIL, the European Commission ended up siding with the tech company on parts of the issue, The Wall Street Journal reports. The commission, as well as countries such as Ireland and Greece, believes a global application of the right to be forgotten would end up stretching EU privacy laws past their intended design. While the commission agreed with Google on this point, the two entities disagreed over whether the tech company should use geolocation technology to remove results from all its websites if the person conducting the search is within the EU. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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