This week’s historic ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union has sent ripples throughout the world and has garnered wide-ranging reaction from regulators, businesses and privacy experts from both sides of the Atlantic. On Tuesday, the court ruled that Google must delete links to personal information when an individual requests it. By Wednesday, commentary from the U.S. tech industry and EU regulators began rolling in, and on Thursday, Reuters reported Google was already receiving takedown requests. In this roundup for The Privacy Advisor, we compile the week’s news and reaction for further insight into this far-reaching decision. Editor's Note: The IAPP has just launched a new web conference, “The ECJ Google Decision: What Will the Impacts Be?,” set for 30 May, featuring an expert panel that will delve into the questions raised by the decision.
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