Jurisdiction issues

About an India Court’s ordering Google to communicate a blogger’s identity and the right to do so when author and offence are committed in the US with no material elements in India…
Absurd? Mr Masnik argues that the stricker laws get to be applied. Not far of the mark if we compare with the case of privacy where the European standards of privacy have overcome the American conception of privacy.
On the other hand, should the most liberal laws get the upper hand? An interesting problem of diversity and unity familiar to the comparatist

“Indian Court Demands Google Hand Over Anonymous Blogger’s Identity” (15 August 2008)

About Audrey Guinchard

Senior Lecturer @ University of Essex (UK)
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