[Foundation-l] Interesting legal action

Fred Bauder fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Fri May 20 18:56:30 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:
> http://www.barrysookman.com/2011/05/17/is-google-news-legal/
> Also if it is found that WMF is negligent they may consider any senior
> member of WMF resident in London to be personally liable.

Oh! Poor Jimbo!


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