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Re: [tor-talk] [OT] deleting publicly posted content
On Fri, Aug 8, 2014, at 01:07 PM, krishna e bera wrote:
> On 14-08-08 04:01 AM, grarpamp wrote:
> > [Rant aside, people have a right to be forgotten, and those, like CL,
> > who willfully disregard that right, without verbosely or obviously
> > saying so in context (ie: mailing lists obviously have self-run, even
> > public, archives... that you cannot 'delete'), ... need to be exposed.]
> There is no inherent "right to forget" anything that ever happens in
> public, because that would require invading people's minds and archives.
> Court decisions requiring Google to delete correct information from
> search results are misguided - if anything they should require fuller
> search results showing the context and followup events (for example,
> information that may have exonerated the persons in question).
We have the right to ephemeral conversation, even in public.
Before mass surveillance and recording became possible, that right was
The new laws attempt to restore that right.
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