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Spain implements the EUCJ «right to be forgotten» landmark ruling

The Spanish National High Court (Audiencia Nacional, Sala de lo Contencioso Administrativo Sección Primera) has issued the Right to be Forgotten ruling. Abanlex had represented Mario Costeja’s interests (the plaintiff) in the European Court of Justice (EUCJ), the highest court in the European Union in matters of European Union law, located in Luxembourg. This ruling had established the legal basis of responsibility of search engines concerning data and links appearing when searching a particular name. (See the General Council of the Judiciary [CGPJ]’s press note)