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SCC Haaretz ruling maintains jurisdiction ‘status quo’: legal experts

Media | 06/06/2018 5:20 pm EDT

A Supreme Court of Canada ruling in an online libel case won’t change much about how court jurisdiction over online content currently works in Canada, according to legal experts. “The SCC did not re-write the rules of conflicts of law, but simply applied the existing law,” said David Fewer of the Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) in an email. CIPPIC intervened in the case, which was heard in November 2017. In question was a case brought to the Supreme...