Fighting Nazi and Anti-Semitic Material on the Internet: The Yahoo! Case and It's Global Implications

10 Pages Posted: 6 Jan 2012  

Benoit Frydman

Perelman Centre for Legal Philosophy; Sciences Po School of Law

Isabelle Rorive

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: January 5, 2012

Abstract

The paper provides an analysis of the French Yahoo! case, a landmark case in global internet law, which led to the removal of Nazi paraphernalia from Yahoo! auction website and was the starting point of a fierce and spectacular transatlantic judicial battle about freedom of speech and content monitoring on the Internet.

Keywords: Internet Law, Global Law, Freedom of Speech, Hate speech, Racist Speech, ISP liability, Transnational Litigation

Suggested Citation

Frydman, Benoit and Rorive, Isabelle, Fighting Nazi and Anti-Semitic Material on the Internet: The Yahoo! Case and It's Global Implications (January 5, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1980196 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1980196

Benoit Frydman (Contact Author)

Perelman Centre for Legal Philosophy ( email )

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Brussels, Brussels 1050
Belgium

Sciences Po School of Law ( email )

27 rue Saint-Guillaume
Paris Cedex 07, 75337
France

Isabelle Rorive

affiliation not provided to SSRN

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