Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act
D.C. Circuit: Ethiopia Immune from Hacking Suit under the FSIA
Luca Marzorati Mon, Mar 20, 2017, 9:30 AM
Last Tuesday, the D.C. Circuit ruled in Doe v. Ethiopia that Ethiopia cannot be sued in U.S. court for allegedly hacking the computer of a political dissident living in Maryland. The unanimous decision affirmed the district court’s dismissal for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction.