Right To Be Forgotten

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Problematizing the “Right to be Forgotten”: A Study of “Memory” and “History”

Memory is not only preserved in writing but also conserved digitally and history as a discipline is a document of collective memory. Contrary to such a practice, there is a strong move towards the implementation of the “Right to be forgotten” as basic human right. The “Right to be forgotten” can be explained as a claim of an individual to ensure that certain data (internet record) is deleted so that it is untraceable by others. The implementation of such a right will certainly have its own set of advantages and disadvantages. The “Right to be forgotten” can be a complicated claim if it penetrates all forms of record keeping. This particular right (in the case of

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