In May this year, an EU court ruled that an individual had the right to request that online informtion about them be removed if it is outdated or no longer relevant. Following this ruling, Google said that it had received over 12,000 requests from individuals seeking to be “forgotten”. Today, Google announced that they had begun removing search results based on these requests.

Read more on this announcement from Google here.

Matt Earle

Founder & President

Matt Earle, Founder of Reputation.ca, is a leading Canadian expert on online reputation management with over 15 years of hands on experience working in the space. Mr. Earle’s educational background includes an H.BSc from the University of Toronto and certification as a Google Professional. His expertise has been acknowledged through national television appearances on CBC, PBS and CTV, being a guest host on CBC radio, and numerous quotes in print and online media.