|What the Right2Remove IS:
1) The Right2Remove advocates for the removal of content from the Internet platforms that is designed to cause reputational harm to consumers in United States.
2) The Right2Remove advocates for the application of consumer reporting laws, especially the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), to data aggregators, search engines, social media, and Internet platforms engaged in misinformation.
3) The Right2Remove advocates for the amendment of CDA 230, so victims of web-based consumer protection violations can hold search engines and platforms responsible for the dissemination of illicit, harmful, and misleading content.
4) The Right2Remove advocates for the establishment of an independent review panel for adjudicating consumer protection violations on the Internet. Neither the FTC nor Google (or any other search engine) are impartial parties, being guided respectively by lobbies and private interest.
5) The Right2Remove advocates for the regulation of the advertising-based monetary model utilized by search engines and social media platforms, which manipulate the significance of online information and its contexts.
6) The Right2Remove advocates for a set of data privacy laws adapting Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation in United States, including clear opt-in and opt-out options for data collection, access to all personal data collected, ability to correct inaccurate information, and to erase outdated or unlawful material, the right to object to processing of data for marketing purposes and restrict processing of personal data, capacity for data portability, and the capability to request data be processed by natural persons instead of computers.
7) The Right2Remove advocates for all data aggregators, search engines, and web platforms’ data handling practices to be audited on a continual and ongoing basis by an independent review panel.
8) The Right2Remove advocates for trade secrets and algorithms aggregating, rating and editing data to be subject to oversight by an independent review panel.
9) The Right2Remove advocates for all criminal justice information on the internet—criminal records, mugshots, and court dockets—to be protected from data aggregators (including non-traditional aggregators such as newspapers), made only available by subscription, and mandates that republication is subject to FCRA and state expungement laws. The Right2Remove advocates for removal of information from all public archives about arrests in which the defendant was determined not-guilty or the case was dismissed.
10) The Right to Remove Internet policy focuses on specific classes of sensitive personal information that can be removed to preserve an individual’s dignity, security, such individual’s dignity and security, such information about victims of abuse, threats, exploitation, slander, stigmatization, identity theft, leaks of personal data. See the full list of specific class of data included in the Right2Remove policy.
What the Right2Remove is NOT:
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