The Ethics of Memory in a Digital Age

Interrogating the Right to be Forgotten

  • Alessia Ghezzi
  • Ângela Guimarães Pereira
  • Lucia Vesnić-Alujević

Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies book series (PMMS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Ângela Guimarães Pereira, Alessia Ghezzi, Lucia Vesnić-Alujević
    Pages 1-8
  3. Ângela Guimarães Pereira, Lucia Vesnić-Alujević, Alessia Ghezzi
    Pages 9-27
  4. Daniela Brighigni
    Pages 127-138
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 139-143

About this book


This edited volume documents the current reflections on the 'Right to be Forgotten' and the interplay between the value of memory and citizen rights about memory. It provides a comprehensive analysis of problems associated with persistence of memory, the definition of identities (legal and social) and the issues arising for data management.


Right to be Forgotten digital memories ethics EU policy autonomy digital environment gender identity Memo memory online

Editors and affiliations

  • Alessia Ghezzi
    • 1
  • Ângela Guimarães Pereira
    • 1
  • Lucia Vesnić-Alujević
    • 1
  1. 1.European CommissonJoint Research CentreAustralia

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