A Facebook court is born: towards the ‘jurisdiction’ of the future?

Aldo Iannotti della Valle


The paper, starting from the news of the appointment of the first 20 Members of Facebook’s Oversight Board, offers first brief reflections about the entry into force of a Facebook Court, enlightening true or presumed independence from the company, as well as similarities or differences with Google Advisory Council. Last but not least, the paper poses a question that already seems crucial: a model of justice with an own Court for each ‘Big Tech’ is going to be the ‘jurisdiction’ of the future?


Social networks; Private jurisdiction; Right to erasure and right be forgotten; Data Protection Law; Technology; Internet.

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