Comparative study of Limitation In Realizing the Right to Be Forgotten in Terms of Technology and Service: Focusing on Access Exclusion and Information Deletion
Mina Shim

Mina Shim, Department of Computer Engineering, Sungkyul university, Republic of Korea, East Asian. 

Manuscript received on 10 June 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 17 June 2019 | Manuscript Published on 22 June 2019 | PP: 945-951 | Volume-8 Issue-8S2 June 2019 | Retrieval Number: H11600688S219/19©BEIESP

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Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate the difficulty of realizing the right to be forgotten from the perspective of existing technologies and services based on differences in the legal and technical realization of the right to be forgotten. The possibility of realizing the forgotten right through existing technology is low, but it is necessary to overcome difficulties and increase the possibility of realization gradually. Methods/Statistical analysis:Therefore, this study examines the previous studies on the legal requirements and concept of the right to be forgotten, the application of technology based on the law, and analyzes the limitations and difficulties of the technology and services to realize the requirements. Because the analysis of difficulties can be ambiguous, the limitations are specified based on “access exclusion” and “informationdeletion” which are especially applied to domestic law. Findings:Realistic application of the right to be forgotten is very important. However, research on the application of existing technologies and services is very limited. This study is meaningful because it focused on the concept of ‘access exclusion’ and ‘deletion of information’ to specify the difficulty of realizing the right to be forgotten. In particular, based on the concept of deleting information, we distinguish characteristics of related technologies and services and analyze their practical limitations in detail. If previous studies have simply identified a GAP with legal requirements, this study is an in-depth study that analyzes each of the limitations according to legal requirements in detail. Improvements/Applications: Understanding the limitations and difficulties of related technologies and services is a big milestone in the development of realistic technologies and services in the future. In this sense, it is expected that it will have a practical effect in realizing the right to be forgotten by the system design considering the reality and the service model development considering the technology.

Keywords: The Right to be Forgotten, GDPR, Access Exclusion, Information Deletion, Information Destruction, Privacy, Personal Information.
Scope of the Article: Information Ecology and Knowledge Management