Opinion

Why it’s right for Google to resist the ‘right to be forgotten’

A nonprofit, consumer watchdog group is pushing for Google to remove search results at its users' request, but such a move is akin to hiding potentially-offensive library books and would be a major mistake.
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San Francisco journalist Bill Snyder writes frequently about business and technology. His work appears regularly in CIO.com and the publications of Stanford's Graduate School of Business and the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He welcomes your comments and suggestions.