Short Article on Jurisdiction and the Internet

Prashanti Ravindra has written a short article in the April 2007 Australian Internet Law Bulletin (vol 10 no 1, April 2007) on recent case law (French and US) regarding jurisdiction and the internet. The introduction reads, in part:

This article examines three recent cases to determine whether there are any emerging trends or principles regarding when jurisdiction can be exercised in a cross-border online dispute. It finds that the cases suggest that courts are still struggling to come to terms with the practical effect of jurisdictional issues that arise from online transactions and to develop remedies that are effective across borders.

The article is available online to subscribers.