Man walks past Google sign
Media playback is unsupported on your device

EU backs 'right to be forgotten' in Google privacy case

An EU court has ruled that Google must amend some search results at the request of ordinary people in a test of the so-called "right to be forgotten".

The European Union Court of Justice said links to "irrelevant" and outdated data should be erased on request.

The company said the ruling was "disappointing".

Rory Cellan-Jones reports.

  • 13 May 2014
Go to next video: How to protect your photos online