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An article about the ousting of Stan O’Neal from Merrill Lynch has become one of an estimated 50,000 expunged from certain Google searches after a new European ruling on the “right to be forgotten.”

The story by BBC Economics Editor Robert Peston, one of the U.K.’s best-known financial journalists, was first published in 2007, and has been removed from “certain searches” by European Google users, the BBC reported. This follows a ruling by the European Court of Justice in May, which allows members of the public to request “inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant” data be deleted from Google searches.

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