In This Issue:
- Celebrity Endorsements on Social Media: 7 Tips For Navigating The Right Of Publicity
- Landmark Privacy Ruling In Europe
- US Congress May Act Again On Patent Reform
- Supreme Court Corner
- Excerpt from LANDMARK PRIVACY RULING IN EUROPE ON THE RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN:
In a landmark ruling in May, the European Court of Justice ruled that search engines need to remove the link between search results and a web page if it contains information an individual deems should be “forgotten.”
THE FACTS -
In 1998, a major Spanish newspaper published two short announcements about a real estate auction that occurred due to a Spanish citizen’s social security debts. In 2009, this person contacted the newspaper, complaining the announcements still appeared in Google searches of his name. Arguing the search results damaged his reputation and the attachment proceedings had been resolved long before, he asked the newspaper to block the pages from being indexed by search engines. The newspaper declined...
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