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Exercising the right to be forgotten

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Jane Lambert

In Right to be forgotten: a Transatlantic Dialogue1 Aug 2015 NIPC Law I discussed the judgment in C‑131/12 Google Spain SL and Another v Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (AEPD) ex parte Costeja36 BHRC 589, [2014] 3 CMLR 50, [2014] EMLR 27, EU:C:2014:317, ECLI:EU:C:2014:317, [2014] All ER (EC) 717, [2014] 3 WLR 659, [2014] ECDR 16, [2014] 2 All ER (Comm) 301, [2014] EUECJ C-131/12, [2014] 1 QB 1022, [2014] QB 1022 and Google's response to it. Yesterday I wrote about Judge Behrens's decision in Dawson-Damer and Others v Taylor Wessing LLP and Others[2015] EWHC 2366 (Ch) (6 Aug 2015) in Wilmslow versus the Bahamas: Dawson-Damer and Others v Taylor Wessing and Others13 Aug 2015. Although Dawson-Damer was not a right to be forgotten case, it casts some light on how rights arising under the 1998 Act would be enforced.

What is the right to be forgotten?

As I observed in Right to be forgotten: a Transatlantic Dialogue the "right to be forgotten" amounts to…