The Right to be Forgotten or the Duty to be Remembered? Twitter data reuse and implications for user privacy

This case study draws on the Politwoops case and brings up the question whether politicians’ statements on a publicly accessible platform should be treated their private conversations and permanently deleted if the author requires so. This situation is compared with ineffective deletion of non-politicians’ personal data. The key question is who and why should have the right to have data deleted from mixed private/public platforms.