Max Mosley doesn’t want to be associated with “orgy”

Courtesy grandprix.com

In “foolishly drawing more attention to a scandal by trying to cover it up news,” former F1 boss Max Mosley is suing world dominator search engine Google in an attempt to force the site to monitor and censor search results associating him with a rather embarassing Nazi-themed orgy.

The Guardian reports:

“Mosley is battling to remove from the internet false and libellous references to an alleged “Nazi-themed” orgy and a News of the World video. He told the inquiry he had taken legal action in 22 countries and ordered the removal of material from 193 websites in Germany … 

It is understood Google has removed hundreds of references to the defamatory claims after requests from Mosley’s solicitors. However, Mosley is attempting to force Google to monitor its search results so the material never appears. Presently, Google only removes specific web links from its search results when they are ruled unlawful by a court and reported to the company.”

Of course, free speech activists are up in arms over Mosley’s ridiculous attempt to leave the past behind him. According to the Financial Times:

“Index on Censorship, a freedom of expression group, said Mr Mosley’s aims would ‘fundamentally alter the web from the free space that has changed the way we live, ultimately rendering [it] unsearchable as content is not indexed for fear of complaint.'”

Sorry dude. The internet is forever.

Read more about scandalous French politicians in the latest issue of Carnet Atlantique.

 

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