Google was hauled into a French court Wednesday by former Formula One racing head Max Mosley, who wants the Internet giant to scrub its search results of grainy images of a sexual escapade. The images were found to be a privacy breach by a U.K. court, only to pop up elsewhere online.
The case is the latest in a series brought by Mr. Mosley and others that test the limits of what individuals can do to control information that appears about them on the Internet.
“If you bring a case like this, a lot of people will then will look for whatever it is you’re suing about,” Mr. Mosley said by phone after the hearing. “But that’s the price you pay.”
Correct, Mr Mosley. Now pay up: