The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office has decided that the “right to be forgotten” must be implemented on any search engine accessible from within the UK, not just the European versions of those services (such as  This follows a decision by France’s data protection authority CNIL (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés) earlier this year ordering Google to remove links to objectionable search results on all its domains worldwide rather than only on EU domains (such as  The EU’s Article 29 Working Party has also issued statements to the same effect.  In a November 2 blog post, the UK’s ICO announced that it had amended its first enforcement notice in a right-to-be-forgotten case so that it now requires Google to remove search results “from all versions of the Google search service directly accessible from within the UK.”