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NapalmV writes: The European Court of Justice has now ruled that links to "irrelevant" and outdated data should be erased on request by the operators of search engines:

According to spokesman Al Verney, Google is "very surprised" and disappointed with the ruling, and stated that they "need to take time to analyze the implications".

David Fidler, professor at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, commented that the ruling is "potentially a nightmare of epic proportions for Google."

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