Internet defamation jurisdiction

Internet defamation jurisdiction

The following is a very useful Internet defamation jurisdiction case:

Internet defamation jurisdiction – C-68/93 Fiona Shevill and others v. Presse Alliance SA

(Reference for a preliminary ruling from the House of Lords) (Brussels Convention – Article 5(3) – Places where the harmful event occurred – Libel by a newspaper article).

The European Court of Justice in considering the meaning of ‘where the harmful event occured’ held as follows:

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