The Right To Be Forgotten: Questioning The Nature Of Online Privacy

The Right To Be Forgotten: Questioning The Nature Of Online Privacy
technology

Privacy advocates are demanding their governments to implement an erase button on the Internet.

Timothy Ryan, PSFK Labs
  • 2 may 2011

Mounting concerns over privacy on the Internet have activists challenging their governments for the right to manage their personas online. The movement is particularly strong in Europe, where last year, privacy advocates proposed legislation to the European Union titled “The Right To Be Forgotten.” If passed, the legislation would empower individuals to sue websites and delete just about any information about themselves online,  also granting people the right to opt in before companies could begin tracking their data in the first place.

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