School of Law

Campaign calls for children's 'right to be forgotten' - Professor Ian Walden comments

29 July 2015

The iRights campaign has launched to promote the idea that children should be able to delete their online past. Professor Ian Walden said companies often needed prompting before they took privacy issues seriously: “Many of the companies out there that we know and love are making huge amounts of money from children. There needs to be a focus on responsibility when dealing with those children, which isn't always present."