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Google loses big ‘right to be forgotten’ case — and it could set an important precedent

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A businessman with an historic criminal conviction has won his case against Google in a “right to be forgotten” lawsuit seeking to remove information about his conviction from search results. The case, heard today in London, could set a precedent and lead to a series of similar cases from other people with spent convictions. The anonymous businessman — known only as NT2 — has a conviction for conspiracy to intercept communications from more than a decade ago and spent six months in prison for the crime. Passing judgement on the case, Mr Justice Warby said: “It is quite likely that… …Continue reading on BetaNews

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