The Effects Doctrine in the Digital Age

The research will analyze the theoretical underpinnings of the effects doctrine in international law and how it has been applied thus far in cases involving state jurisdiction over cross-border digital trade and onlineĀ activity. It will explore how the application of the effects doctrine has impacted internet governance, with a view to adjusting its parametersĀ in order ensure an adequate balance between States' regulatory interests and their stated goal of
preserving the global nature of the internet.