Do Canadians have a Right To Be Forgotten online

Do Canadians have a Right To Be Forgotten online

first_imgIn today’s Big Story podcast, it’s 2019. By now plenty of Canadians have humiliating results in Google searches for their name. But do we need a process for making those listings disappear?The European Union has one—it’s called the Right To Be Forgotten. And there’s currently a debate in public and in the courts, over whether or not Canada needs such a framework. But if we did have it, who would get to exercise that right? Who would decide if a piece of information should vanish from Google or not? And … should we even be allowed to hide true results about us online?GUEST: Michael Geist, Law Professor, University of Ottawa, online privacy specialistYou can subscribe to The Big Story podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google and SpotifyYou can also find it at thebigstorypodcast.ca.last_img

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