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IV Liability for Internet Activities in EU Private International Law

From: Private International Law Online: Internet Regulation and Civil Liability in the EU

Tobias Lutzi

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 14 July 2024

4.01 It is clear by now that the vision of an autonomous cyberspace, independent from nation states and governed by its own law has not materialized; nor has any form of universal global governance been established. Instead, the account of the different attempts to enforce private law on the Internet in Chapter II has revealed a picture of highly fragmented regulation, with courts and legislators struggling with the disconnect between the territorially limited scope of their regulatory authority and the borderless nature of online communication. As a consequence,...
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