In the Name of the Right to Oblivion, What will be left of Europe's Future Heritage?13 March 2013
A communication by the French Association of Archivists (AAF)
To keep big Internet corporations (Google, Facebook etc...) from retaining and using our personal data, the European commission and European parliament are ready to rush through a radical solution for the spring of 2013: a regulation that will compel public and private organisations to destroy or anonymize such data once the purpose for which they were created and gathered is achieved.
The Commission wants to ensure a right to oblivion for European people that guarantees respect for privacy.
This regulation will focus on personal data in every format, paper or electronic. It will be implemented immediately and will prevail over national existing legislations and regulations.
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- English: In the Name of the Right to Oblivion, What will be left of Europe's Future Heritage?
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