EU's Demands on Google Search is the first step in Regulation

There is all kinds of news out there on how good or bad the EU’s action is on Google to erase search results.

Wall Street Journal

European Court Lets Users Erase Records on Web

New York Times-16 hours ago
The highest court in the European Union decided on Tuesday thatGoogle must, in some cases, honor requests from its search engine users to ...

If this does go away though, there will just be something else that comes back.  Why?  Because this ruling is just the first step in efforts to regulate the operations of a Google and other technology companies.  What comes next after a regulation is compliance which requires a disclosure of data.  This data can then be used to create more regulations and more compliance.

Consider this.  What ability does the EU have to control operations of Google?