'The Right to Be Forgotten' US Lobbyists Face Off with EU on Data Privacy Proposal

The US government, together with Google and Facebook, have launched a lobbying offensive against a proposed EU data privacy law that would strengthen users' rights to have information deleted. The issue has divided Germany's government, and privacy advocates think it still doesn't go far enough.
Google is joining the fight against proposed EU laws on deleting online user information.

Google is joining the fight against proposed EU laws on deleting online user information.

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Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein