Every day, courts must address questions that from a technical perspective simply make no sense. One of the most basic is: “Where is the Internet?”

If a copyrighted file is copied on a computer in California, broken into pieces and distributed over hundreds of computers across the globe on a peer-to-peer network and finally downloaded (from all of those computers at once) to a machine in New York, where did the infringement take place? What was the physical location of the file at the time of infringement? What was the site of the injury?