Jurisdiction for Human Rights Violations on the Internet

Authors

  • Gregor Heissl

Abstract

The lack of regional confinement is the Internet’s main characteristic feature.  Due to that the determination of jurisdiction for probable third party Human Rights violations is challenging. Existing regulations are strongly related to certain territories. This essay discusses a new approach from the US-American legal order including the aiming of the information.   

Author Biography

Gregor Heissl

Dr. Gregor Heissl, E.MA

 

University of Vienna (Juridicum)

Institute of Constitutional and Administrative law

Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Vienna (Austria)

 

Tel: +43-1-4277/35485

Fax: +43-1-4277/35489

Email: [email protected]

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Published

2011-05-02

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Refereed Articles