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Personal Jurisdiction in the Internet World. Personal Jurisdiction and Related Issues Personal (or in personam) jurisdiction can be defined as the court’s power to compel a defendant to appear before it, to adjudicate claims made by or against the defendant, and to enforce any judgment entered in connection with such claims.

Personal Jurisdiction in the Internet World

In the absence of personal jurisdiction, a court may not exercise judicial power over a defendant. A court must dismiss a lawsuit upon discovery that personal jurisdiction does not exist. Any judgment entered by a court that is eventually found to lack personal jurisdiction is ineffectual and need not be honored by a court in a different jurisdiction.

A defense of lack of personal jurisdiction must be promptly raised since, unlike subject matter jurisdiction, personal jurisdiction can be waived. Initially, the limits of a court’s personal jurisdiction were strictly defined by territorial boundaries. Jurisdiction in a Traditional Setting The Two Step Analysis. Statutory Authority. Export.gov - Safe Harbor Data Privacy Links. ITA Web Site Privacy Policy ITA Disclaimer OPA has developed guidelines for creating an effective privacy policy, establishing enforcement mechanisms, and protecting children's privacy online.

Export.gov - Safe Harbor Data Privacy Links

31995L0046. Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data Official Journal L 281 , 23/11/1995 P. 0031 - 0050 of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 100a thereof,

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Name Suppression. Decentralization: Why Dumb Networks Are Better. Every device employed to bolster individual freedom must have as its chief purpose the impairment of the absoluteness of power.— Eric Hoffer In computer and communications networks, decentralization leads to faster innovation, greater openness, and lower cost.

Decentralization: Why Dumb Networks Are Better

Decentralization creates the conditions for competition and diversity in the services the network provides. But how can you tell if a network is decentralized, and what makes it more likely to be decentralized? Network “intelligence” is the characteristic that differentiates centralized from decentralized networks — but in a way that is surprising and counterintuitive. Some networks are “smart.” The telephone network used to be a smart network supporting dumb devices (telephones). Open WhisperSystems >> Open WhisperSystems. Declaration on Digital Freedom: FAQs PEN International. The PEN Declaration on Digital Freedom is a concise statement of PEN’s views on free expression in the digital age that was approved by the Assembly of Delegates — representing 20,000 writers — at the PEN International Congress in Gyeongju, Korea in September 2012.

Declaration on Digital Freedom: FAQs PEN International

Access. Statement on Internet Confidentiality. 13 November 2014 In 1996, the IAB and IESG recognized that the growth of the Internet depended on users having confidence that the network would protect their private information.

Statement on Internet Confidentiality

Explicit cookie consent. OVER the past decade Western security agencies have been remarkably successful in keeping jihadist terrorists at bay.

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Put it down to diligence, surveillance technology, financial resources, the manageable numbers of potential terrorists and, often, good luck. Torguide. Track Who’s Tracking You With Mozilla Collusion. Now you can legally edit your online history. Google suffered a blow to their aim of owning each last morsel of information on the internet when the EU ruled that the tech behemoth must remove any personal data held on people that is deemed "inadequate, irrelevant, or no longer relevant".

Now you can legally edit your online history

The decision means that individuals will be able to request that the search engine removes links about them which provide information that they do not want to be known – ensuring their "right to be forgotten". Muse & Geek - [LEGISLATION] Directive Européenne sur les Cookies. Depuis quelques temps, vous avez pu apercevoir sur vos divers sites web préférés un bandeau vous signalant l'utilisation des cookies et vous demandant, de manière plus ou moins tacite, votre consentement pour en déposer sur votre navigateur.

Muse & Geek - [LEGISLATION] Directive Européenne sur les Cookies

Il s'agit en fait d'une obligation légale émise par la Commission Européenne sous la directive 2002/58/EC mise à jour par la directive 2009/136/EC et entrée en vigueur le 25 Mai 2011. L'article 5(3) de cette directive stipule (page 20) que : Les États membres garantissent que le stockage d’informations, ou l’obtention de l’accès à des informations déjà stockées, dans l’équipement terminal d’un abonné ou d’un utilisateur n’est permis qu’à condition que l’abonné ou l’utilisateur ait donné son accord, après avoir reçu, dans le respect de la directive 95/46/CE, une information claire et complète, entre autres sur les finalités du traitement. NeWeb Privacy. How to camouflage. Stay Anonymous. Identifying People using Anonymous Social Networking Data. CBPR-PoliciesRulesGuidelines. OneSwarm - Private P2P Data Sharing. The Freenet Project - /papers. Hide My Ass! Free Proxy and Privacy Tools - Surf The Web Anonymously.

Five Best VPN Service Providers. Anonymity, Darknets and Staying Out of Federal Custody, Part One: Deep Web. Anonymity, Darknets and Staying Out of Federal Custody, Part Two: Onions and Daggers. Anonymity, Darknets and Staying Out of Federal Custody, Part Two: Onions and Daggers.

Anonymity, Darknets and Staying Out of Federal Custody, Part Two: Onions and Daggers

Anonymity, Darknets and Staying Out of Federal Custody, Part Three: Hidden Services. Anonymity, Darknets and Staying Out of Federal Custody, Part Four: The Invisible Internet. A Guide to Torrent Acronyms: How to Choose the Right Download for Your Damaged or Missing Media. A Guide to Torrent Acronyms: How to Choose the Right Download for Your Damaged or Missing Media So, you scratched up your $500 Adobe CD and now it's unreadable. You could go buy a new one, but you already purchased it! Searching The Pirate Bay and downloading some Adobe software can usually be easy enough, but what should you watch out for? Editor Picks: The Top 10 Secret Resources Hiding in the Tor Network. Tor vs. I2P: The Great Onion Debate. EFF Surveillance Self-Defense Project.