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Google fined in Belgium for 'clear negligence' over right-to-be-forgotten case

By Matthew Newman
  • 14 Jul 2020 10:20
  • 14 Jul 2020 11:35
Google was hit with a record Belgian data-privacy fine today for its “clear negligence” in failing to follow EU "right to be forgotten" rules by refusing a complainant's request to remove decade-old articles about unproven harassment.

The Belgian Data Protection Authority said the fine of 600,000 euros ($680,000) was the highest it has imposed

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