The transcripts of the official inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press. More…

Fine. I'm asking searching question, if you'll forgive the pun, and if you wish to put the answer in writing, that would be helpful, but I'm interested in what the test for jurisdiction is, as to which law you apply.

If, in relation to Blogger, you are also an Internet host, could I now pose another hypothetical future regulatory question to you based on your Blogger service? If there was to be a future regulatory body in this country, which was going to adjudicate on defamation and privacy complaints, would Google -- and I'm not going to hold you to a firm answer -- consider and what sort of considerations would you apply to the question of whether Google would be prepared to be a part of that system, to be prepared to respond within the regulatory system to complaints about blogging posts on blogger.com?

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