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Gangwon Province Transforms ‘Right to be Forgotten’ into Business Opportunity

Gangwon Province Transforms ‘Right to be Forgotten’ into Business Opportunity

CHUNCHEON, July 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Gangwon’s provincial government is turning the ‘right to be forgotten’ into business opportunities across its 18 cities and counties starting August. The right to be forgotten refers to the removal of any personal information posted online after a certain period of time. Netizens can now set the time when their [...]

Shopping Mall Reviews and Naver Q&A History Fall Under ‘Right to be Forgotten’

Shopping Mall Reviews and Naver Q&A History Fall Under ‘Right to be Forgotten’

SEOUL, June 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Product reviews on online shopping sites and Q&A comments on Naver can now be deleted as they fall under ‘right to be forgotten’ category. The guidelines for ‘right to be forgotten’ limitations distributed to Internet business entities have been updated, said an official from the Korea Communications Commission on Monday, [...]

Korea to Implement New Standard for ‘Right to be Forgotten’

Korea to Implement New Standard for ‘Right to be Forgotten’

SEOUL, May 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Almost everyone has a skeleton or two in their closet. But once this sensitive information is posted online, it becomes almost permanent.  A new ‘Right to be Forgotten’ standard set by the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) will go into effect starting June. But many questions still remain as to [...]

Guidelines on the ‘Right to be Forgotten’ Discussed

Guidelines on the ‘Right to be Forgotten’ Discussed

SEOUL, Feb.22 (Korea Bizwire) – In the first half of the year, it is expected that individuals will be give the option to have unwanted internet information deleted upon request. The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) announced that it is preparing guidelines to provide the ‘right to be forgotten’. The ‘right to be forgotten’ is a [...]

New Business of Erasing Embarrassing Data on the Internet

New Business of Erasing Embarrassing Data on the Internet

SEOUL, Korea, Oct 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Lately a business of deleting online records of past is prospering as more people demand their right to be forgotten.* These service providers search and destroy private data spread on the Internet and help their clients set up “time bombs” on postings to self-detonate after a certain time [...]