Of Nodes and Power Laws: A Network Theory Approach to Internet Jurisdiction Through Data Privacy
52 Pages Posted: 15 Jul 2006
This article uses network theory, a branch of complexity theory, to examine questions of internet jurisdiction in context of intentional torts and intellectual property harms -- the types of internet harms traditional personal jurisdiction frameworks have difficulty addressing. It then proposes a trusted systems approach to these jurisdictional determinations.
Keywords: internet, jurisdiction, privacy, data, tort, intellectual
JEL Classification: K14, O34, K30
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