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Actions on FANDOM websites are subject to the laws of California according to ToU, so the laws of wherever they live don't matter in a case like this.
 
Actions on FANDOM websites are subject to the laws of California according to ToU, so the laws of wherever they live don't matter in a case like this.
{{Quote|The laws of the State of California, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, govern these Terms of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and the Company or any of our affiliates. You agree not to commence or prosecute any action in connection with your use of the Service other than in the state and federal courts of California, and you hereby consent to and waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non conveniens with respect to venue and jurisdiction in the state and federal courts of California.|FANDOM Terms of Use, Section 17: Governing Law, Venue, and Jurisdiction}}
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{{Quote|The laws of the State of California, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, govern these Terms of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and the Company or any of our affiliates. You agree not to commence or prosecute any action in connection with your use of the Service other than in the state and federal courts of California, and you hereby consent to and waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non conveniens with respect to venue and jurisdiction in the state and federal courts of California.|FANDOM [https://www.fandom.com/terms-of-use Terms of Use], Section 17: Governing Law, Venue, and Jurisdiction}}
   
 
If a user does something on a FANDOM wiki that can get them arrested in California, they can be prosecuted by the company regardless of the laws of where they live. And any defenses involving "lack of [https://www.lottfischer.com/general.php?category=Resources&subhead=Articles&headline=Personal+Jurisdiction+in+the+Internet+World personal jurisdiction]" (as in, "you can't prosecute me because I live in a different state/country and you have no way of getting me to appear before your court of law" type defenses) are waived the moment that user moves forward with making a FANDOM account.
 
If a user does something on a FANDOM wiki that can get them arrested in California, they can be prosecuted by the company regardless of the laws of where they live. And any defenses involving "lack of [https://www.lottfischer.com/general.php?category=Resources&subhead=Articles&headline=Personal+Jurisdiction+in+the+Internet+World personal jurisdiction]" (as in, "you can't prosecute me because I live in a different state/country and you have no way of getting me to appear before your court of law" type defenses) are waived the moment that user moves forward with making a FANDOM account.

Latest revision as of 14:02, November 27, 2019

Actions on FANDOM websites are subject to the laws of California according to ToU, so the laws of wherever they live don't matter in a case like this.

The laws of the State of California, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, govern these Terms of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and the Company or any of our affiliates. You agree not to commence or prosecute any action in connection with your use of the Service other than in the state and federal courts of California, and you hereby consent to and waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non conveniens with respect to venue and jurisdiction in the state and federal courts of California.
~ FANDOM Terms of Use, Section 17: Governing Law, Venue, and Jurisdiction

If a user does something on a FANDOM wiki that can get them arrested in California, they can be prosecuted by the company regardless of the laws of where they live. And any defenses involving "lack of personal jurisdiction" (as in, "you can't prosecute me because I live in a different state/country and you have no way of getting me to appear before your court of law" type defenses) are waived the moment that user moves forward with making a FANDOM account.

TL;DR: Convince the people at FANDOM to take legal action, and you might get some semblance of a result. Maybe.

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