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  • Ex,
    Is it that an individual can request to have the information removed or that a Web site can do that?
    Thanks.

    January 14, 2010 at 7:21 p.m.

  • In this case, I gather that the professor was falsely accused of a crime of which subsequent investigation found him to be innocent. Not purging the false accusation continues to reward the false accuser. The professor makes a very good point.

    January 12, 2010 at 12:46 p.m.

  • Should you be able to remove mentions of your name from the internet archives as well? The article could be removed from Google search but might be archived. I can even find sites that no longer exist using The Way Back Machine.

    January 12, 2010 at 7:56 a.m.

  • I'll elaborate more in my next post about our conversation. Essentially, the professor is not asking that the Advocate remove the article from our archives. Rather, he wants to somehow control the search results of his name. That's the twist here. Companies spend millions of dollars on search engine optimization in an effort to exercise control over Google rankings. I'll try more with my next post to outline the question posed by the professor.

    January 12, 2010 at 6:47 a.m.