Ninth Circuit Takes A Narrow View On Personal Jurisdiction Over Website Operators, Setting Up Potential Circuit Split – Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration


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Ninth Circuit Takes A Narrow View On Personal Jurisdiction Over Website Operators, Setting Up Potential Circuit Split


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As we reported in August, courts are increasingly being asked to
decide when website operators are subject to personal
jurisdiction-a potentially vexing problem because websites
generally lack a specific location and can be accessed from almost
anywhere on the globe. In June 2020, the United States Court of
Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in UMG Recordings
Inc. 
v. Kurbanov, 963 F.3d 344 (4th Cir.
2020), answered that question by adopting an expansive view of
personal jurisdiction. The court held that certain common web-based
advertising activities subjected a Russia-based website operator to
personal jurisdiction in Virginia. Specifically, the defendant was
alleged

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