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Japan court rejects ‘right to be forgotten’ on Google

TOKYO: Japan's Supreme Court has rejected a man's demand that news search results of his arrest on sex charges be deleted from Google, ruling that to do so would violate freedom of expression. Japanese media said it was the first decision by the nation's top court involving the "right to be forgotten" relating to internet searches. "The deletion (of references to the charge) can be allowed only when the value of privacy protection clearly outweighs that of information disclosure," the court said in a statement posted…