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Oblivion: Mitigating Privacy Leaks by Controlling the Discoverability of Online Information

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Oblivion: Mitigating Privacy Leaks by Controlling the Discoverability of Online Information
Abstract. Search engines are the prevalently used tools to collect information about individuals on the Internet. Search results typically comprise a variety of sources that contain personal information — either intentionally released by the person herself, or unintentionally leaked or published by third parties without being noticed, often with detrimental effects on the individual’s privacy. To grant individuals the ability to regain control over their disseminated personal information, the European Court of Justice recently ruled that EU citizens have a right to be forgotten in the sense that indexing systems, such as Google, must offer them technical means to request removal of links from search results that point to sources violating their data protection rights. As of now, these technical means consist of a web form that requires a user to manually identify all relevant links herself upfront and to insert them into the web form, followed by a manual evaluation by employees ...
Milivoj Simeonovski, Fabian Bendun, Muhammad Rizwa
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Type Journal
Year 2015
Where ACNS
Authors Milivoj Simeonovski, Fabian Bendun, Muhammad Rizwan Asghar, Michael Backes 0001, Ninja Marnau, Peter Druschel
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