Jimmy Wales Stories August 20, 2014

People who have asked Google to remove links to news stories under the controversial European ‘right to be forgotten‘ ruling are once again finding the move counter-productive. The BBC News site has posted links to stories removed from Google’s search, bringing back into the spotlight stories that are in some cases more than a decade old.

The BBC posted links to all 12 of the stories removed from Google’s search results. They range from the serious – three men accused of possessing bomb-making equipment in Ireland – to the ridiculous, a dispute over a lost dog …  expand full story

Jimmy Wales Stories May 26, 2014

A ruling by Europe’s top court that individuals have a right to require Google to remove sensitive information from search results is unlikely to apply in the USA, according to a number of commentators quoted in an Associated Press piece.

But across the Atlantic, the idea that users should be able to edit Google search results in the name of privacy is being slammed as weird and difficult to enforce at best and a crackdown on free speech at worst …

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Jimmy Wales Stories October 16, 2012

Google’s latest Think Quarterly issue explores ‘Open’ information and technology

Google just published a new edition of Think Quarterly—its own online magazine geared toward Google partners and advertisers—called “The Open Issue“.

The informative publication, which touts “insights and outlooks on the digital future,” appears to have 10 new sections in the current issue with the following ‘Open’-related theme:

Open systems of information and technology have completely altered how we live and work, unleashing unlimited opportunities. In fact, there’s never been a more exciting time to be ‘open’ for business.

A few of the spotlighted features include interviews with Wiki’s Jimmy Wales, Google Idea’s Jared Cohen, and American Express’ Susan Sobott. Check out “The Open Issue” online or download the PDF.

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