Looking Ahead: Digital Privacy and the "Right to Be Forgotten"

The European Union's proposed "Right to Be Forgotten" - designed to let individuals have personal data about them deleted from the Internet upon their request - raises critical questions about the future of digital information. What would such a right mean for free speech and censorship? Should personal data have an "expiration date," and how would data ownership be determined? Should kids have the ability to start over with a clean digital slate when they become adults?
  • Larry Magid, Technology Analyst, CBS News
  • Jim Adler, Chief Privacy Officer and GM, Data Systems, Intelius
  • Lauren Gelman, Founder, Blurry Edge Strategies
  • Andrew Keen, Author, Digital Vertigo
  • Adam Thierer, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center
Recorded at Tech Policy Summit Nune 7, 2012, Napa, CA