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Jurisdiction and the Internet Regulatory Competence over Online Activity

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ISBN-10: 0521843804

ISBN-13: 9780521843805

Edition: 2007

Authors: Uta Kohl

List price: $115.99
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Which state has and should have the right and power to regulate which site and online event? Who can apply their defamation or contract law, obscenity standards, gambling or banking regulation, pharmaceutical licensing requirements or hate speech prohibitions to any particular Internet activity? Traditionally, transnational activity has been 'shared out' between national sovereigns with the aid of location-centric rules and these can be adjusted to the transnational Internet. But can these allocation rules be stretched indefinitely and what are the costs for online actors and for states themselves of squeezing global online activity into nation-state law? Does the future of online…    
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Book details

List price: $115.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/18/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 348
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.430

Jurisdiction and the Internet
Law - too lethargic for the online era?
The tipping point in law
Many destinations but no map
The solution: only the country of origin?
The lack of enforcement power - a curse or a blessing?
A 'simple' choice: more global law or a less global Internet