Israel’s Supreme Court rejected Facebook’s request to dismiss lawsuit filed in Israel and determined that the stipulations in the user-license-agreement should be annulled, allowing lawsuits to be filed in Israel.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
The Supreme Court ruled that Israeli claims filed against Facebook will be heard in Israeli courts, even though the user-license-agreement to join the site says suits can only be filed in a California court.
The court accepted the position of the Attorney General, according to which giving multinational corporations the ability to determine jurisdiction in cases involving customers represented a major imbalance of power, even if the user-agreement states that it must be so. Continue Reading »