Jurisdiction: The Interactivity ApproachAs indicated in the summary entitled “Jurisdiction: the Minimum Contacts Principle,” when US courts have to decide whether they have jurisdiction over an e-business, they apply the “minimum contacts” principle to the Internet. This leads to a distinction between passive websites and interactive websites.
The following questions have been addressed in this article:What is the Interactivity Approach?
What happened in the Zippo Case?
What are the Practical Consequences of these Cases for E-Businesses?
Can E-Businesses Add a Disclaimer to their Website to Limit the Laws and Jurisdiction of Other States?
What is the Effect-Based Approach?