EU privacy watchdogs to quiz Google, Microsoft on ‘right to be forgotten

European privacy authorities have invited Google, Microsoft and Yahoo to discuss the implementation of a landmark ruling by Europe’s top court that gives people the right to have personal information excluded from search results.The main search engine providers in Europe were invited to attend a collective consultation meeting about the ruling with the Article 29 Working Party (A29WP), which brings together data protection authorities from across the EU, according to a spokeswoman for the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), which is part of the working party.

They will meet next Thursday in Brussels, added a spokeswoman for France’s data protection authority CNIL, the National Commission on Informatics and Liberty, which currently presides over the group of data protection authorities.

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