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JURISDICTION - Determination of - Exclusion of - By contract

Friday, June 23, 2017 @ 2:58 PM  

Appeal by Douez from a judgment of the British Columbia Court of Appeal. Douez was a resident of British Columbia and a member of Facebook.com, one of the world’s leading social networks. The respondent, Facebook Inc. (Facebook), was an American corporation headquartered in California which operated Facebook.com and generated most of its revenues from advertising. Douez claimed that Facebook infringed her privacy rights by using her name and profile without her consent in one of its “Sponsored Stories”, a product it had developed to advertise companies...