Intelligence Squared debate: A right to be forgotten online?

Woman working online
A woman works online in her cubicle at an office in Beijing on February 4, 2010.

Do individuals have a right to remove links with personal information about themselves? If it's allowed, it's seen as a victory for privacy and human dignity. But is it a blow to free speech and the free flow of public information? IQ2 debate: "Should the US adopt a right to be forgotten online?" YES: Paul Nemitz and Eric Posner. NO: Andrew McLaughlin and Jonathan Zittrain.

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