Putin signs ‘right to be forgotten’ bill into law

The Russian President has signed into force the act that orders all internet search engines to delete links leading to spurious or dated information about Russian citizens should they request it.


The Kremlin press service said that “under the new federal law search engine operators must on request delete the links to pages that allow access to the internet information about private persons if spreading such information violates Russian laws, if it is false or has become outdated due tosubsequent events or actions.”