Letters Blogatory welcomes esteemed fellow blogger Chris Neumeyer, who practices law in Taipei. Chris has a new post on today’s case of the day, FTC v. PCCare247 Inc., which will be cross-posted on his blog. Readers may also be interested in my take on the case. Suffice it to say that in my view service by Facebook is impermissible if the Convention applies. As technologies develop, courts worldwide are increasingly open to allowing service of legal documents by new means, including by FedEx, e-mail, Facebook and Twitter. In line with that general trend, last week a District Court in New York authorized service upon certain defendants located in India by means of e-mail and Facebook. The case, FTC v. PCCare247 Inc. (S.D.N.Y. 2013), involves…

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