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Google Scores Victory in EU Regulation Case

Google scored a victory Tuesday when the European Court of Justice ruled the search giant does not have to apply EU “right to be forgotten” rules globally, and only has to do so for its search results in Europe after receiving a request, the BBC reports. The win is huge for Google, since European online privacy laws have been the most far-reaching and been enacted most quickly throughout the...

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