"Even if they are, time served is time served. If time is served and the conviction "spent" then the debt to society is paid and it is illegal for you to discriminate based on it. Illegal, as in, you would be committing a crime if you did so.
So a) why do you want this on record? and b) are you happy for the crime you commit in discriminating based upon it to also be permanently on record?"
The point is that getting Google to delete the references still doesn't delete the pages. The records still exist.
These people should focus on getting rid of the offending pages and leave the search engines alone.