‘Case Law, Belgium: Olivier G v Le Soir: “Right to be forgotten” requires anonymisation of online newspaper archive’

“In the case of Olivier G v Le Soir (29 April 2016, n° C 15 0052 F) the Belgian Court of Cassation decided that, as the result of the ‘right to be forgotten’, a newspaper had been properly ordered to anonymise the online version of a 1994 article concerning a fatal road traffic accident. The applicant had been convicted of a drink driving offence as a result of the accident but his conviction was spent …” (more)

[Hugh Tomlinson, Inforrm’s Blog, 19 July]

First posted 2016-07-19 09:21:34

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