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'Right to be forgotten' case raises freedom of expression debate at EU Court of Human Rights

By Matthew Newman
  • 09 Mar 2022 17:46
  • 09 Mar 2022 17:46
A newspaper publisher’s freedom of expression rights were violated when he was ordered to anonymize a digital archive following a request by a driver who asked for his full name to be removed from an article about a fatal car crash, judges at the European Court of Human Rights were told today.

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Matthew Newman

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Matthew Newman is a chief correspondent for MLex and writes about data protection, privacy, telecoms, cyber security and artificial intelligence. Matthew began his journalism career in 1991 in community newspapers. He worked as a reporter in Riga, Latvia in 1993 and then moved to Chicago where he covered local news. In 1995, he became a personal finance reporter for Dow Jones Newswires, and was then transferred to Brussels in 1999. He specialized in EU regulatory affairs, including trade and telecom issues. He began covering competition for Bloomberg News as an EU court reporter in 2004. In 2010, he was named spokesman for Viviane Reding, the EU’s justice commissioner. In January 2012, he helped launch the commission’s proposal to overall data protection rules.

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