Germany is considering setting up courts to decide which search results should be squelched under the “right to be forgotten.”

Germany is considering setting up courts to decide which search results should be squelched under the “right to be forgotten.”

This is a terrible law that will allow the wealthy and powerful to suppress dissemination of information about misdeeds. Everyday people with legitimate concerns won’t be able to afford the lawyers to pursue claims. Adding a government bureaucracy to the mix only makes matters worse.

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