El derecho al olvido en Internet a la luz de la propuesta de reglamento general de protección de datos personales de la Unión Europea

The European Commission has adopted a Proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation, which will repeal the actual Directive 95/46/EC. This study analyzes the regulation of the right to be forgotten in the online environment, which places the responsability for ensuring this right in who has publ...

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Main Author: Troncoso Reigada, Antonio
Format: Article
Language:Spanish
Published: 2012
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Online Access:https://dialnet.unirioja.es/servlet/oaiart?codigo=7505133
Source:Revista de Derecho, Comunicaciones y Nuevas Tecnologías, ISSN 1909-7786, Nº. 8, 2012
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Summary: The European Commission has adopted a Proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation, which will repeal the actual Directive 95/46/EC. This study analyzes the regulation of the right to be forgotten in the online environment, which places the responsability for ensuring this right in who has published personal data and not in the search engines. Thus, it is unreasonable to consider the right to be forgotten as an obligation that rests primarily the responsibility on the search engines, forgetting other more relevant responsibilities incurred by the responsible for the initial publication of such web-master –for example, the Administration when publish institutional websites open in Internet- and ignoring the characteristics of the treatments carried out by the search engines, primarily technical. Finally this study analyzes the limits of the right to protection of personal data regarding to the freedom of information.