Okay Google: Forget me!

The internet never forgets, but privacy concerns have more people pushing for that to change. In today’s digitally connected world, racist tweets, drunken Facebook photos or tactless emails can come back to haunt individuals years after the fact. With online search results affecting the outcome of job offers, relationships and even home loans, more people are pushing to have a say in shaping their digital narratives. This is already possible in the European Union, which grants  ordinary citizens (not public officials) the “right to be forgotten” on search engines in certain…

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