German Jurisdiction And Choice Of Law

One of the advantages of the Internet is the way it compresses or obscures distance and makes things appear to be close even though they are far away. What can be an advantage in technology can be a problem for the law, however. If people act on the Internet where are they? What law applies to their conduct, and where can they be sued? This short summary gives an overview about German regulations concerning these issues.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

When is German law applicable to the Internet?
Who is protected?
What if German law collides with other countries laws?

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