Europe’s misbegotten “right to be forgotten”

It grows from a branch of Friedrich Hayek’s idea of Fatal Conceit, writes Julian Sanchez [Cato, earlier]

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  • As a compromise, I have been advocating a “right of reply page,” that would come up first against one’s name, where one could refute falsehoods, put truthful information in perspective, and shred the credibility of one’s Internet stalkers. The last would not be possible if they could hide behind a “right to be forgotten.”

  • What good will a “right of reply page” do for a revenge porn site? The damage is already done at that point, and will continue.