A Right To Be Forgotten explained in a Podcast
This special Podcast, is dedicated to answering your questions about a right to be forgotten. We answer questions about the reasons for a right to be forgotten application and the likelihood of success of your right to be forgotten request.
The conversation incudes questions to answers such as:
- What is exactly a right to be forgotten
- How far can you stretch a Preparing a Right to be Forgotten Application to help you remove unwanted posts from the Internet
- Can anyone with a criminal conviction have a post removed under a right to be forgotten provided enough time has lapsed since the conviction or is it strictly depending on the rehabilitation period
- Can someone who is alleged to have done horrible things in the past, but never been convicted of anything, (for example, someone who was accused of joining a terrorist organisation) have internet posts alleging wrongdoings removed from the internet under a right to be forgotten.
Succeeding with your right to be forgotten application Part 1
The conversation also highlights the facts that success of a right to be forgotten being granted is not guaranteed and there really isn't a one size fits all formula. Google's response is formulated by moderators that go through a checklist and very often, do not understand the nature of, or they have a personal opinion about, your right to be forgotten request.
If you are going to be Preparing a Right to be Forgotten Application yourself, you will find the guideline helpful, for a greater chance of success. If you are going to appoint expert legal help with your right to be forgotten project, do ensure that your lawyer understands the intricacies and the behaviours of the internet (and its moderators). The right to be forgotten experienced lawyer will be creative or follow a tried and trusted strategy, be prepared for surprises and will be persistent. No case is straightforward when it comes to the internet and they will be prepared. They will dig deep and endeavour to get the solution that you desire, through sheer passion and diligence in what they do. Where many may give up, an experienced right to be forgotten lawyer will be just getting started.