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Case Law STS 4132/2015 (14/10/2015)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Spain) - Tribunal Supremo

Date: 10/14/2015

Subject: The decision of the Supreme Court applying the jurisprudence of the Courts of Strasbourg and Luxembourg, recognized the violation of the right to be forgotten, following the inclusion of the defendants’ personal data in the digital newspaper library of “El Pais”. However, the Court stated that, in such context, digital newspaper libraries cannot be assimilated to internet browsers, because of the protection of the right to freedom of information and therefore the news cannot be cancelled nor altered

Parties: Ediciones El País, S.L.

Original language: Spanish

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 7 Privacy - Art. 8 Personal data: fairly processing - Art. 11 Freedom of information

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