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French regulator says Google must expand 'right to be forgotten' to all Google sites

France's data protection regulator has rejected Google's appeal to a May order compelling the search giant to expand Europe's "right to be forgotten" ruling to every one of its websites worldwide, including Google.com. Google has been complying with requests to remove search results only within the version of its search engine accessible within the country from which the request came, such as google.fr for France. Google now faces both fines as well as the possibility of seeing the case kicked to the broader European level. Lawmakers could then establish a broader scope of the controversial privacy concept that lets European citizens ask Google to remove unfavorable search results.

France's Commission Nationale de l Informatique et des...

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