Right to Be Forgotten
A DIARY OF THE GOOGLE ADVISORY COUNCIL TOUR
Google’s advisory council held its seven public consultations between 9 September and 4 November 2014, inviting regulators, publishers and academics to discuss the outcome of the recent “right to be forgotten ruling” made by the European Court of Justice.
I have collected here the series of articles that, as one of the members of the Council, I wrote for The Guardian documenting the trip.
- Google ethics adviser: The law needs bold ideas to address the digital age The profound challenges of our new ‘onlife’ existence in the digitised world call for bold solutions, argues prof Luciano Floridi, who is now advising Google on the ethics of information
Luciano Floridi theguardian.com, Wednesday 4 June 2014
- Google’s privacy ethics tour of Europe: a complex balancing act Our technologies and their ability to undo may have formed our expectations about how much it is actually reversible in real life
Luciano Floridi theguardian.com, Tuesday 16 September 2014
- Google ethics tour: should readers be told a link has been removed? Meeting in Paris, the third public consultation of Google’s advisory council discussed search engines should notify users when information is de-linked
Luciano Floridi theguardian.com, Monday 29 September 2014
- The right to be forgotten – the road ahead If we are serious about enabling individuals to have more and better control of their personal information online, we need to rethink online space in new, conceptual ways
Luciano Floridi theguardian.com, Wednesday 8 October 2014
- Right to be forgotten: who may exercise power, over which kind of information? Publishers should be the first to be consulted, not search engines, and their evaluation should matter
Luciano Floridi theguardian.com, Tuesday 21 October 2014
- Right to be forgotten poses more questions than answers Google’s advisory council held its final meeting last week on the European court of justice’s privacy ruling. One of the council members gives his thoughts on the issues raised
Luciano Floridi theguardian.com, Tuesday 11 November 2014