Google: You can now ask to have your address, phone number removed from search results
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Google has just started accepting applications to have personal information such as phone numbers and physical and email addresses removed from search results. The Mountain View digital-advertising and internet-search giant said in a recent blog post that it has broadened the scope of data people can ask to have taken down, because “with information popping up in unexpected places and being used in new ways … our policies and protections need to evolve.” Previously, to consider removal of phone numbers and addresses, Google would require a person to show that such information was revealed alon...