24 Nov 2014

Hegglin v Google at the London High Court

Hegglin v Google at the London High Court

The case of Hegglin v Google at the London High Court is reported to have been settled following the Judge’s criticism of Google in the previous hearing. Hegglin wanted Google to stop displaying highly defamatory websites about him on Google search results, not only in the UK but on Google worldwide.

So far, Google has taken the European right to be forgotten to only apply to its European…

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