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How can I gather data from past cases in the US? Is it possible?

I want to understand the following: Let's say I wanted to generate a report on the trends in outcomes of civil cases. Is there anywhere I could download any kind of data related to it? The parties ...
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GDPR (and data protection laws in general) in regard to non-commercial, personal database

(this is the closest StackExchange site I could find, even so, I'm sorry if the Q is still a bit out of place). So, I've just finished building an application for better handling some of my needs and ...
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(Online) Dictionary for German legal terms

Where can I find a search engine or (online) dictionary which returns the definition and usage of a given term? Example: Search: [Fachkunde ] Returns Type Source ...
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Storing data from stock data feed provider like Yahoo! Finance or FMP Cloud

Suppose a developer creates a web application for stock market alerts and notifications. Is it legal to store data obtained from purchased subscription of data feed providers like Yahoo! Finance or ...
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The UK GDPA article 17 right to erasure. Can I retain the person's ID number if it no longer identifies them?

I manage a small relational database for members of a club with about 600 members. The 'member' table has records holding the memberID , their name, address phone etc. The memberID is then used as a ...
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Is requesting a customer database for testing purposes legal?

We're a company working in building industry and have a program, develeoped together with our software vendor, to create quotes and configurate products. The program uses a MS SQL database. It stores ...
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Is it legal to collect data on "Every Administration staffer, campaign staffer, bundler, lawyer who represented... " of Trump administration

AOC tweeted: Is anyone archiving these Trump sycophants for when they try to downplay or deny their complicity in the future? I foresee decent probability of many deleted Tweets, writings, photos in ...
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Free websites to help me find influential or contentious state/local cases in the United States?

I am looking for free websites that contain (potentially partial) catalogs of state and local court cases in the United States, and allows me to filter and/or sort by any of the following: The ...
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Can a company charge you to update your address under GDPR?

I was just charged £30 (over the phone) to update my address with an insurance company. I didn't contest it at first and pulled out my wallet to pay the fee and did. However, while I was on the phone ...
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What are the legal protections for someone that downloaded a leaked database in the domain of the USA?

My question is what are the legal protections for downloading a leaked database under the premise of not knowing the database in question is actually a "leaked database" as in you think the database ...
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Facebook vs GDPR - Is Facebook never deleting the Searches you do?

I frequently delete the Search History from my account's Activity Log. However, every time I start typing in Search, Facebook seems to remember perfectly searches I've done in the past. Suggestions ...
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Does the German federal agency Max Rubner Institute acting illegaly by the German Open Data law?

The German federal agency Max Rubner-Institut (MRI) deals with food quality control and related consumer protection. From their studies, they have created and maintain the national food registry ...
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GDPR and date of fields creation / update

Not sure if that's right site to ask about technical Database things but if I've a table that contains the following fields : client_id name first_name and that I want to be GPDR Complient does I ...
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Can a database be made from essays written in college?

Are graded essays written in college marked for destruction considered published work? What is the legal extent the data from essays can be used? https://academia.stackexchange.com/questions/129934/...
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Liability of online service provider for illegal user content?

Suppose someone develops a chat app where you can send messages and pictures. Messages are stored in a database. The developer, who is also the site owner, would have pretty much access to every ...
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Data copyright for public domain content or natural resources

So fossil websites such as this, this, and this all say their data is basically it is for personal or educational use not-for-profit. Others such as this are creative commons. From my understanding, ...
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How to legally distribute the data of all Internet websites? [closed]

We are a humble startup that's very good at Internet crawling and data mining. Unfortunately after 2 years of struggling, we may soon fail. We have lots of data and we want to release them free ...
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