Tag: information life cycle

It's About Time: Privacy, Information Life Cycles, and the Right to be Forgotten

Meg Leta Ambrose

The current consensus is that information, once online, is there forever. Content permanence has led many European countries, the European Union, and even the United States to establish a right to be forgotten to protect citizens from the shackles of the past presented by the Internet. But, the Internet has not defeated time, and information, like everything, gets old, decays, and dies, even online. Quite the opposite of permanent, the Web cannot be self-preserving.... Read more about It's About Time: Privacy, Information Life Cycles, and the Right to be Forgotten

  • April 19, 2013
  • Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 369