Microsoft, Yahoo Start ‘Forgetting’ EU Search Results, In Google’s Footsteps – 1 December 2014

RT logoSearch giants Bing and Yahoo have begun to address European customers’ requests regarding the “right to be forgotten” policy on the removal of search results, taking their cue from Google.

The Right to be Forgotten stands for people’s ability to remove links to personal information that is “inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant” from search results.

Google has so far been the first in line to publish a request form for removals, and already received more than 174,000 requests adding up to 600,000 URLs, removing 41.5 percent from its search results.

Microsoft’s Bing engine put up a request form back in July, but the first removals appear to have started taking place only now.
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