“No one has suggested the stories weren’t true, fair or accurate,” James Ball writes. “But still they are made hard for anyone to find.” The Guardian got “an automated notification that six Guardian articles have been scrubbed from search results,” Ball writes.
The Court of Justice of the European Union ruled in May that Google must remove links to articles that are “inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant.” Individuals may petition for the removal of results.
Anyone in the U.S. searching “Dougie McDonald Guardian” would see the Guardian articles, Ball writes. Read more