This Comment aims to provide a roadmap of the key steps a U.S. court would take if it were to analyze the domestic application of the right to be forgotten, a law which allows citizens of the European Union to petition search engines to remove reputation-damaging links. The Comment recommends that a U.S. court should not enforce Europe’s right to be forgotten, if and when a court faces this decision.
U.S. Courts Should Not Let Europe’s “Right to Be Forgotten” Force the World to Forget
Volume 89, No. 3, Spring 2017