Moscow is beefing up Russia’s “right to be forgotten,” making it significantly stricter than its European counterpart.
In Europe, Google set up a process so people could point out links they wanted removed from their own name-search results, along with an explanation of why the content was “inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant.”
In the Russian version, however, people wouldn’t have to provide specific hyperlinks—but merely say what information they want deleted, giving their right a far greater reach than their European counterparts.
Furthermore, the Russian version extends the right to erasure to public figures and information that is considered in the public interest. In Europe, public figures are not included in the right to be forgotten.
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