How should one person’s right to be forgotten be balanced with the public’s right to know?

Google has asked for feedback from the public on the EU Court of Justice ruling that there exists a right to be forgotten, and that the search engine should comply with reasonable requests for this in their search results.

UK Justice Minister: "There Is No Right To Be Forgotten" - "Delete" - image by M i x y

The UK’s Justice Minister Simon Hughes argued in a House of Lords select committee that the European Court of Justice has created a system not unlike to Communist China’s web censorship.