Unenforceable right to be forgotten should not be included in new EU data laws, ICO says

Giving individuals the right to force organisations to delete the personal information they store them about would be misleading, unenforceable and have “implications” for free speech, the UKs data protection watchdog said.”The framework should strengthen individual rights to object to and block processing, and to have their data deleted, and reverse the burden of proof so the organisation has to provide compelling legitimate grounds for continuing processing,” the ICO said in a briefing 4-page / 113KB PDF on what it would like revised EU data protection laws to provide for.

via Out-Law.com.

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