Russian NGO sues Google over “right to forget”, again
MOSCOW, October 25 (RAPSI) – The SOVA Center for Information and Analysis had for the second time filed with the Moscow Commercial Court an application against Google seeking recovery of links removed from search results under the law on information protection, RAPSI learnt from court materials on Tuesday.
At the moment the application is left without action due to some paperwork irregularities.
On August 22, the Moscow Commercial Court returned the SOVA's application filed against Google citing some violation of the required complaint procedure on the part of the NGO as concerned the settlement of its dispute with the defending party. Earlier, it was reported that RosKomSvoboda NGO had filed an application against Google on SOVA’s behalf.
According to SOVA, in March and April 2016 Google officially informed the Center that the search engine had to delete links to information from its website connected with news dated by 2006, 2008 and 2010.
The SOVA Center is engaged in information and research activities in the realm of problems related to nationalism and xenophobia; social and religious relations; political radicalism; development of liberal values; and human rights protection in Russia.