Under a crazy, ineffectual EU court ruling, people can petition
Google and its rivals to de-index news articles from their European
But the BBC, not being a search engine, is not bound by the “right to be
forgotten” regime, and so it’s compiled a list of affected articles
from its site, for your easy reference. Included are articles about a
man who killed his fiancee, a family who sued their neighbours for playing father-son football in a shared garden; a man who raped a woman while she slept; and an unnamed woman who died in a car crash.
“If the newspaper industry wants to give up hundreds of years of passion and history and make themselves slaves to some 20-something in Silicon Valley who did the latest hot social network, well, that’s up to them. We choose not to.”
– Nick Denton via NYT.
Every person you follow or block, every app you use, you’re making a trade-off, the hope that this new stream of information will give you exactly what you need in exchange for closing yourself off a little more from the rest of the world. There have been a lot of things written about “the filter […]
Ehhhhh. I’m not really sure about this article. So it is… an attempt to identify BuzzFeed that ends up calling it unidentifiable while criticizing others who criticize people who criticize BuzzFeed? This may be a little too deep media, even for me, b…