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Court decides PIPEDA applies to Google search, “right to be forgotten” debate kept alive

News | 07/09/2021 5:39 pm EDT
Google's search engine logo celebrating the 140th anniversary of the RCMP in May 2013./ Image via Google.

A court decision that Canada’s federal private sector privacy legislation applies to Google’s search engine will keep the “right to be forgotten” debate alive and gives the federal Office of the Privacy Commissioner jurisdiction to hear a de-indexing complaint.

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