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An Archivist’s View of the Right To Be Forgotten

DATA RETENTION

May 14, 2013

As Europe considers implementation of “the right to be forgotten,” Archivist Cherri Ann Beckles writes, “From a bird’s eye view, this proposal would have an undeniable effect on the preservation of the individual and collective memory of society.” In this latest Privacy Perspectives blog post, Beckles lays out the issues that could lead from a right to be forgotten to a “society that was forgotten.”
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