Privacy is important, but this law is ripe for abuse.

The EU’s “right to be forgotten” is a bad idea, and Google is handling it exactly the right way

The reality is that the right to be forgotten could allow powerful individuals to effectively censor search results even when the facts contained in them are undisputedly correct and have some historical news value. That’s something worth fighting against, and Google is using all the tools at its disposal to do so. If it helps raise awareness about the issue and its drawbacks, then so much the better.