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Re: European court reaches verdict with profound impact in Internet

From: Michael Brunnbauer <brunni@netestate.de>
Date: Sat, 17 May 2014 15:17:02 +0200
To: ProjectParadigm-ICT-Program <metadataportals@yahoo.com>
Cc: "janowicz@ucsb.edu" <janowicz@ucsb.edu>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20140517131702.GA15932@netestate.de>

Hello Milton,

On Sat, May 17, 2014 at 05:41:49AM -0700, ProjectParadigm-ICT-Program wrote:
> My point of view is shared by most members of EDRI, the European Digital Rights platform.

The important word is "most" here. And you too seem to agree that a right to
be forgotten makes sense.

Many people feel that Google has a responsibility although it would be
extremely undesireable if Google becomes a ministry of forgetting. This should
be solved as decentral as possible.

> And because of the European legalese the verdict will also apply generically to all other search engine companies.

Of course it will.

> But there is a way out of the verdict and it involves novel use of linked data and semantic web technologies.

I very much doubt that triples can help here.


Michael Brunnbauer

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