February 21, 2001

Yahoo defies court ruling over Nazi memorabilia

Author: JT Smith

Network World Fusion reports: "Yahoo (YHOO) does not intend to comply with the
deadline of a court order requiring the company to
block French users from accessing Nazi-related items
on its U.S. Web site.

The Net giant has only until the end of this week to
apply the French court's ruling made in November last
year. Since the ruling was made, Yahoo has taken
action to rid its U.S. site of hate-related goods, which
may make the ruling moot." Yahoo has countersued in a California court on the grounds that France may not impose its national laws on a United States company.

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