Argument on the right to be forgotten and the freedom of expression-focused on the reforming the press arbitration system

잊혀질 권리와 표현의 자유를 둘러싼 논의 - 언론중재제도의 개선과 관련하여

  • 홍숙영 (한세대학교 미디어영상학부)
  • Received : 2014.03.09
  • Accepted : 2014.06.20
  • Published : 2014.06.28


With the drastic development of technology for almost eternally saving digital information, cases for giving sufferings to a person who deserves to enjoy privacy have increased. So I study the right to be forgotten focusing on the collision between that right and freedom of expression. I also study the concept of the right to be forgotten and its legal basis for the protection of that right. That right can be protected mainly by the self-decision making right under the Article 10, and secondly the privacy right under the Article 17 of the Constitutional Law. The Press Arbitration Law can be applied to protect the right to be forgotten, but that Law needs the revision of time-limit clause for complain, protection clause for the right to ask to delete factual past article, and the clause of staleness doctrine for the consent of giving personal information.


right to be forgotten;freedom of expression;personal information;privacy;press arbitration


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