Europe's 'Right to Be Forgotten' Should Terrify U.S. Tech Companies

Jim Carrey's "Joel" erasing his memories in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, 2004 Photograph by Focus Features/Everett Collection

There’s a saying that the Internet never forgets. But if lawmakers in Europe have their way, we could soon be entering a newfangled age of selective, Internet amnesia. Unless, that is, the tech lobbyists can stop them.

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