Bad News From the EU: High Court Blesses Global Takedown Order

The European Union seems to have fallen in love with the idea of requiring service providers to edit the Internet, with predictable consequences for speech. Until recently, there was reason to hope those consequences could be contained. For example, the EU’s highest court recently ruled that the EU’s Right to Be Forgotten does not require Google to delist search results globally, thus keeping the results available to users around the world, even if de-indexed from the site associated with a particular EU state.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/10/bad-news-eu-high-court-blesses-global-takedown-order