James F. Booth

For more than 25 years, James Booth has provided consulting and legal services to telecommunications carriers and to enterprise companies that manage their own telecommunications networks. Since June of 2009 he has also served as General Counsel of Spread Networks, LLC, which is the industry leader in the construction and operation of low latency high speed networks. Before joining Spread he was General Counsel for OnFiber Communications, a competitive telecommunications provider, and was the sole attorney for Qwest Communications International in support of its construction of an 18,800 mile fiber optic network spanning the United States. Earlier he was lead counsel for U S WEST in its wireless and cable television ventures in the United States, Europe and Hong Kong.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

EU seeks meeting with Google, others on 'right to be forgotten'

The European Union's privacy watchdogs plan to discuss implementation of the controversial rule with Google, Microsoft and Yahoo.
European Union regulators have invited Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo to a meeting next week to talk about "right to be forgotten" rules, as they look to raise their concerns about Google's implementation of the new policy.
EU privacy officials told the Wall Street Journal that they are planning for a meeting next Thursday in Brussels, though the publication said it remains unclear whether the companies have responded to the invitation.