The Litigator

THE LITIGATOR

Commentary on Law Affecting Business

The Litigator
AGM :: Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

THE LITIGATOR

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
365 Bay Street, Suite 200  ·  Toronto, Canada
416 360 2800  ·  info@agmlawyers.com  ·  www.thelitigator.ca

Commercial Litigation Update – November 2005

CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS: MICHAEL OSBORNE, HARRY MCMURTRY, KENNETH DEKKER

DOES WORLD WIDE WEB MEAN WORLDWIDE LIABILITY FOR ?

The internet’s nature as a medium that is at once everywhere and nowhere leads to difficulties in applying traditional tests for jurisdiction. Courts in Canada and the Commonwealth have rejected suggestions that special, and more restrictive, rules be applied to jurisdiction over cyber libel. Instead, they have adapted the traditional rules for defamation and jurisdiction to … and more.

Read the PDF

W. Michael G. Osborne
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

W. Michael G. Osborne

Michael Osborne is a former Partner of Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Contributor's Archive