Speaking to the International Business Times, MLI managing director Brian Lee Crowley raised a warning flag about a recent European Court of Justice decision that limits how long information can be made available in search results.

The decision, released this week, forces Google to comply with requests from people to remove search results about them that are inaccurate, out of date or irrelevant to who they are.

"The past is an objective fact," Crowley told the International Business Times. "If we allow the objective fact to be suppressed, I think we're not too far from… Joe Stalin saying, 'hey Trotsky, you're on the outs now, and I'm cutting you out of the history books.'"