Spain’s data bar

Data lawyers won’t forget the European Court of Justice’s 2014 Google Spain ruling – and its confirmation of the right to be forgotten – anytime soon. Spain continues to make its mark in data protection: its regulator, the AEPD, which kickstarted the ECJ litigation by backing the individuals’ delisting request, is a force to be reckoned with, and the country’s GDPR implementing legislation creates rights found nowhere else in Europe.