Get Brave For Free Spain is about to run an experiment, tracking its citizens' every move in the real world for several days by using location data transmitted by their mobile phones.
This is just a first warning for Spanish citizens: if there is no strong backlash, the next experiment will maybe work with some personal identifiable data, "just to improve the accuracy of results".
Spain that Europeans have a right, in some circumstances, to remove links to their personal data posted online by Google. EPIC has supported the CNIL's approach instead, contending "the right to privacy is global." The European Court of Justice will now decide whether to adopt the opinion from the Advocate General.
Julia Reda, an MEP who leads the opposition to the directive within the European Parliament says it's unlikely we'll see such an extreme version of the link tax as in Spain, where Google was required to pay publishers even if they didn't ask to be paid.