Violation Type:Superjurisdictionism

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Superjurisdictionism


A law purports to hold universal jurisdiction, and accordingly tries to regulate or prohibit entities existing outside of and unrelated to its own sovereign territory.

For example, a country tries to demand (by warrant or otherwise) that an organization give it access to data which it stores overseas in another country. The US has attempted this with its "the world's servers are ours" argument for access to e. mail accounts.