Control Over Personal Data in a Digital Age: Google Spain v AEPD and Mario Costeja Gonzalez

  title={Control Over Personal Data in a Digital Age: Google Spain v AEPD and Mario Costeja Gonzalez},
  author={Orla Lynskey},
  journal={Cyberspace Law eJournal},
  • O. Lynskey
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • Cyberspace Law eJournal
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Google Spain and Inc v. Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (AEPD) and Mario Costeja González" C-131/12' delivered on
    This is the opinion the President of the EU's Article 29 Working Party, an advisory group on data protection matters, expressed to Reuters
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