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Google to Apply ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ to All EU Searches Next Week

The delistings will now also apply to searches on as well as individual country sites.

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Google today confirmed that it will remove some search results from all of its sites starting next week, if those searches are made within the European Union.

In 2014, an EU court decided that Google must comply with requests to remove some search results, in a decision that became known as “the right to be forgotten.” As part of that decision, European users can submit a request to Google, asking the company to delist results that are “no longer relevant” or otherwise outdated. Until now, however, Google would only delist results for its European sites, such as and Presumably, then, EU users could still find the delisted results by visiting

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