Canadian Court Asserts Jurisdiction over Craigslist Based on Cloud-Based Virtual Presence in Canada
New Media and Technology Law
JANUARY 23, 2018
A Canadian appellate court ruled that a lower court had jurisdictional authority to issue a production order to craigslist based upon its virtual (but not physical) presence in British Columbia. companies already concerned about the territorial scope of the EU’s GDPR , they also have to address legal risks associated with jurisdiction by a virtual presence north of the border (and possibly other jurisdictions). .