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  • Internet 'Right to be Forgotten' debate hits Spain

    Their ranks include a plastic surgeon, a prison guard and a high school principal. All are Spanish, but have little else in common except this: They want old Internet references about them that pop up in Google searches wiped away.


  • **FILE** In this Jan. 19 photo, Javier Aparicio (left), a lawyer representing Google, speaks during a court hearing in Madrid. Their ranks include a plastic surgeon, a prison guard and a high school principal. All are Spanish, but have little else in common except this: They want old Internet references about them that pop up in Google searches wiped away. (Associated Press)

    Spain, Google clash over 'right to be forgotten'

    In a case that Google Inc. and privacy experts call a first of its kind, Spain's Data Protection Agency has ordered the search-engine giant to remove links to material on about 90 people. The information was published years or even decades ago, but is available to anyone via simple searches.


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