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National Magazine quotes John Beardwood on individuals’ right to privacy with regards to Google search engines

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"Forget me, Google" by Justin Ling, National News

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John Beardwood, a partner at Fasken Martineau, points out that that Canadian law affords us the right to be forgotten — “only after your retention period is expired” — but how does that match up with what the Europeans have just ruled? Namely, if the European Commission figures Canadian law to be inadequate in that regard, might the EU downgrade our standing and cause headaches for companies who share data across the Atlantic?


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