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Re: do we have a right to be forgotten?

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2011 16:35:04 +0200
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Cc: "public-privacy (W3C mailing list)" <public-privacy@w3.org>
Message-Id: <201104211635.04748.rigo@w3.org>
Hi David, 

very nice spotting of an upcoming topic. And it is not theoretic at all: 
Google Hit With First 'Right To Be Forgotten' Case in Spain 
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/04/21/right-to-be-forgotten-google-spain_n_851891.html

Best, 

Rigo

On Monday 14 March 2011 22:18:23 David Singer wrote:
> <http://yro.slashdot.org/story/11/03/14/1919238/Should-We-Have-a-Right-To-B
> e-Forgotten-Online?from=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campa
> ign=Feed%3A+slashdot%2FeqWf+%28Slashdot%3A+Slashdot%29>
> 
> Personally, I hope not.  If the mechanisms exist such that I can exercise
>  them and cause myself to be forgotten, someone else can exercise those
>  same mechanisms on anyone's behalf.
> 
> Anyone want to be an 'unperson'?
>  <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Newspeak_words#Unperson>
> 
> 
> David Singer
> Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
> 
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