The ubiquity of the Internet contrasts with the territorial nature of national legal orders. This insightful book provides a detailed practical analysis of jurisdiction, choice of law and recognition and enforcement of judgments, examining online activities in areas where private legal relationships are most affected by the Internet. Offering rigorous and systematic coverage of EU Law in this dynamic field, consideration is given to information society services, data protection, defamation, copyright, trademarks, unfair competition and online contracts.
Conflict of Laws and the Internet will be a vital resource for practitioners and policy-makers alike with applications for IT law experts and companies active in e-commerce. Providing a strong doctrinal base for an area of ever increasing importance and attention, this book will also be a valuable reference for academics working in the fields of IT law and PIL.