Website Owners Face Jurisdictional Issues For Content Posted

The advent of the Internet have made judges reevaluate the legislation and judicial precedence to make these laws fit in the new bottle of present day technology. The case of English Sports Betting Inc. and Atiyeh v. Tostigan, et al. demonstrates that website operators are protected from being sued in remote locations.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What is jurisdiction?
What is general personal jurisdiction and specific personal jurisdiction?
What are the parties involved and the facts involved?
What did the court determine?
What are the long-term effects of the Internet and jurisdictional issues?

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