As we blogged about last year, the highest court of the European Union ruled that Google must implement “the right to be forgotten,” requiring the search engine to strike out embarrassing about individuals upon their request. There is now a movement to bring that right to the United States.
Read about it after the jump. Would this be a blow for internet privacy? Or an effort to censor the internet? Would it be a salutary method of covering up old mistakes? Or an attempt to remake history by implementing an Orwellian “memory hole”? [Read more...]