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EU legal advice: France can't censor Google globally

EU legal advice: France can't censor Google globally

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France should not able to use EU laws to force Google to delete search results outside of the EU's jurisdiction, according to one of the bloc's most senior legal advisers. The French data watchdog had gone to the European Court of Justice to establish whether it could force companies such as Google to de-list search results across the world under the right to be forgotten (RTBF) law.Google and France's data regulator, the Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertes (CNIL) argued whether data should only be removed within France or if it should be de-listed on every Google domain.The CNIL said that globally enforcing the removal was the only way to actually uphold the RTBF, but Google warned that this could risk making it breaking the law in other jurisdictions.Th...