So someone searches for you on the Internet and sees bad or old results that are less than flattering or paint an inaccurate picture of the real you. What can you do about it? According to a landmark ruling from Europe’s highest court, you can request that search engine operators remove links to certain pieces of online content that are negative or embarrassing (I just asked Google to remove me in the 90s). It’s part of a broader European movement known as the right to be forgotten.

+ For our kids, this ruling could mean a whole lot of delete requests. Alexis Madrigal on the staying power of the kid photos you just posted. “Will these photos permanently identify them as they grow older, linking their childhood or teenage antics to their adult identities?”