Catch 22

Yes, in Europe you have the right to be forgotten.  But when you seek to enforce that right, the website needs to be notified to take down the “offending” article.  And when they are notified, especially in the States, that is a separate story.

“Tantric Sex Workshop Gets ‘Forgotten,'” Wall Street Journal, July 19, 2014 B4 An American, named in an article in the US, move to Amsterdam, and seeks European protection.  But the US website gets notified.

Memory is a tricky thing.  So is information.

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