Internet Company Owners: European Web Privacy Ruling A Problem

(New York, NY) -- Two American web enterpreneurs say a new Internet "right to be forgotten" ruling from Europe is dangerous and unworkable. Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian told ABC's "This Week" he supports consumers' privacy.
On the same program, Tech Freedom president Berin Szoka said the ruling could make it more difficult for companies like Reddit to provide content to users. The so-called "right to be forgotten" ruling allows people to request removal of search-engine links to third parties they don't like. For example, a person applying for an office job could ask Google to take down a link to a newspaper story about an embezzlement case involving that person.
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Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian says consumers need to make the choice about material they want published on the Internet.
Tech Freedom President Berin Szoka says problems could come from the "right to be forgotten" rule.
Szoka says there is a debate on privacy.
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