In April 2018, Google lost a landmark case against a businessman who used his ‘right to be forgotten’ to have links to a previous conviction taken down from the search engine. Jordan Erica Webber discusses the importance of this case and looks ahead at the coming era of General Data Protection Regulation
We’ve all done things we regret. Perhaps you’re one of those people who lies awake at night fretting about something hurtful you said 10 years ago. Or maybe you committed a crime in your youth, served your time, reformed and are dedicated to a new life as a law-abiding citizen.