Google Offers to Remove Personal Information

If Google approves your result for removal, it will do one of two things. It can remove the result entirely from its results, which it claims to do for ID, bank, credit card, and similar information. For other identifying details, Google can remove the result when used in searches that contain your name “or other such identifier.” This provides Google a means for making your details less searchable while still allowing content that is “of public interest or has content about other individuals.”

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I wonder what kind of extra problems you might create by raising it. It’s like Bazzell said a while back on the podcast, you can ask for your house to be scrubbed out on Google Maps, but the process involves giving Google quite a lot of PII, and you stick out like a sore thumb on the tool itself :thinking: