Tag Archives: Court of Justice

Must Google Forget You?

The Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) in Luxembourg heard argument yesterday concerning the “right to be forgotten”—specifically, whether search engines such as Google must block search results when asked by European citizens to remove references to themselves.  This particular case—which is representative of approximately 200 similar cases in Spain—came before the CJEU … Continue Reading

European Court Rejects Internet Filtering by ISPs

On 24 November 2011, the EU Court of Justice decided that ISPs cannot be forced to filter Internet traffic to fight intellectual property violations.   In 2007, the Brussels Court of First Instance obliged the ISP Scarlet to filter all internet traffic and to block traffic involving violations of intellectual property rights, in particular in … Continue Reading
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