The Street reported that Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has received another notice regarding the presence of untrue search results about individuals. This time the notice comes from Japan and it is about a man who was involved in criminal acts in the past.
“The Right to be Forgotten” law is becoming a headache for Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) lately. After the resistance from European courts and order regarding deletion of specific search results of individuals, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has received an order from Tokyo District Court to remove 122 search results from its search engine. The results are about a man who is allegedly involved in a criminal activity in the past. The man claims that he is not involved in any kind of bad activity. The lawyers have confronted with Google in the court and said that the search engine has the responsibility to manage the authenticity of the information. Google however said that the company is not responsible for all the search results about individuals.
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has issued a statement which says that the company is weighing its options on this case. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) receives hundreds of requests from individuals across the world requesting search links to be removed. European courts have been the most problematic for Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) because many famous personalities filed lawsuits against Google and the company was forced to remove the links from its search engine and archives.
The source quoted Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s spokesman Taj Meadows who said that the company has a standard procedure to remove any search results. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) cannot simply comply with any order issued by any local court. Experts think that the company might file an appeal against this order.
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