Sydney, Wednesday, January 3, 2001
to ban Nazi memorabilia from website
YAHOO!, the world's
leading web portal, will ban the sale of
Nazi memorabilia from its Internet auction
A Yahoo! spokeswoman said the move was
response to a French court's order to ban
the sale of such material, including SS
daggers and replicas of Zyklon B
"We did this as a matter of policy,"
the spokeswoman said.
The ban takes effect on January 10.
In November, a French judge held that
Yahoo! must bar French users from being
able to buy and sell such items on its
Yahoo! has asked a US court to overturn
the French court's order on grounds that
France has no jurisdiction over the Santa
Clara, California company.
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