Jeffrey Rosen reporting on “the right to be forgotten” on the web:
>But the right to be forgotten also gives people the right to demand the removal of embarrassing information that others post about them, regardless of its source, unless Google or Facebook can prove to a European regulator that the information is part of a legitimate journalistic, literary, or artistic exercise.

The paranoid, privacy nut, side of me is very happy about this. The blogger side of me is very worried about the implications of: “legitimate journalistic, literary, or artistic exercise”. Beyond that: how is this even enforceable — practically speaking…

Posted by Ben Brooks