European Union Claims of Jurisdiction over the Internet

Author:Dan Jerker B. Svantesson
Position:Professor and Co-Director, Centre for Commercial Law, Faculty of Law, Bond University (Australia). Researcher, Swedish Law & Informatics Research Institute, Stockholm University (Sweden)

The topic of Internet jurisdiction is gaining a considerable amount of attention at the moment. Yet, we are seemingly still a long way from solutions. This article builds on the notion that we are presently in an era of jurisdictional "hyper-regulation" characterised by complexity and a real risk of Internet users being exposed to laws in relation to which they have no realistic means of ensuring ... (see full summary)

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