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Busted! International law does not apply on the Internet

Author: Kettemann, M.C.
Published in: , , M.C. Kettemann & S. Dreyer (Eds.): Busted! The Truth About the 50 Most Common Internet Myths (pp. 22-24). Berlin, Germany: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology / Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institute.
Year: 2019
Type: Book contributions and chapters

Myth: Since there is no international treaty regarding the Internet, along the lines of the Paris Agreement on climate change, international law does not apply to international subjects and their relations on, and mediated by, the Internet. States can do what they want online.

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