[Foundation-l] Interesting legal action

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Fri May 20 18:28:30 UTC 2011

On 20/05/2011 18:06, FT2 wrote:
> I ask since clearly a US citizen in the US can post these online, so - can a
> UK citizen on holiday there? Or a US citizen in the UK? Or...?
> In other words, how do the factors interact such as -- 1/ the country you're
> a citizen of, 2/ the country whose laws were claimed to be broken, 3/ the
> jurisdiction you were in when you took the alleged breaking action, or 4/
> the ability of local legal process to access you, in deciding what's legally
> actionable?
> Lawyers welcomed :) Curiosity and enlightenment more than anything.

One might want to factor in a Google News Case in Belgium that dealt 
with which laws apply where:

Also if it is found that WMF is negligent they may consider any senior 
member of WMF resident in London to be personally liable.

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