Spanish court endorses CJEU decision on the right to be forgotten

In the first 18 sentences of its decision, the Spanish Audiencia Nacional court has endorsed, without any changes, the European ruling on the so called 'Right to be forgotten' on the Internet. Citizens can demand search engines, Google in this case, the removal of personal information from URLs if they consider it harmful, assuming accessing these links can not be justified neither on public interest grounds nor because of the public relevance of the affected individual.


Country: Spain

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Judicial

Tags: right to be forgotten, personal data, URL, Internet, court decision, CJEU, Audiencia Nacional, Spanish court, links, privacy

Posted on Monday 2 February 2015

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