We will discuss the issue of global content deletion orders based on one country’s national law. These typically arise when courts order intermediaries to delete content posted by a user often based on legal theories that conflict with other countries' free expression laws. With both the French Data Protection Authority and a Canadian court ordering Google to delete search results globally, the issue is very current. What are the right responses in terms of law and policy?
Director and Co-Founder of the Internet & Jurisdiction Project
University of Ottawa
UC Berkeley and EFF
Professor Svantesson is Co-Director of the Centre for Commercial Law at the Faculty of Law, Bond University (Australia), Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law, Masaryk University (Czech Republic) and a Researcher at the Swedish Law & Informatics Research Institute, Stockholm University (Sweden). He specializes in international aspects of the IT society, a field within which he has published a range of books and articles, and given... Read More →
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