What the Right to be Forgotten Means to Companies: Threat or Opportunity?

Jongwon Lee
2016 Procedia Computer Science  
This study is conducted to review the meaning of the right to be forgotten in a digital age in order to discuss implications on the information technology companies. This paper illustrate the meaning of the right to be forgotten and the controversies surrounding it. And then the opportunities and implications for the company are suggested. I find that in the emergence of regulatory approach to the right to be forgotten, there is certainly a path forward which is achievable in a business sense.
more » ... he right to be forgotten in the coming era of big data gives new opportunities to information technology companies. The companies need to be prepared to respond to the demand of the market.
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2016.07.138 fatcat:3rg5byymbbhndpobphvhtlpbmy