Unformatted text preview: their customers were geographically so that they could then prohibit them from seeing such items. III. The Holding The court decided that it was Yahoo!’s responsibility to prevent their French customers from seeing Nazi-related items since doing so was against the law in France. Because Yahoo! had the ability to find out their customers’ locations using their Internet Protocol, it was their responsibility to deny them access to portions of their website that would be considered illegal under French law. IV. The Rationale The judges came to this decision because they felt that if Yahoo! had the capacity to identify a customer’s location and in turn ban them from the illegal material then it was their fault for not utilizing it....
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2011 for the course COMM 458 taught by Professor Sparr during the Fall '08 term at University of Michigan.
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