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Is it legal to host a directory of .onion urls?

.onion is a special-use top level domain suffix designating an anonymous hidden service reachable via the Tor network. .onion. (2016, March 11). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 12:46,...
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Reverse-Engineering an Application without EULA

The place where I work have recently installed a tool on our computer systems. However there are a few things that I don't quite like about the tool and would like to improve them. However I am ...
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how are companies like metasploit and trustedsec and rapid7 legally protected?

rapid7 and trustedsec develop professional penetration testing software rapid7 also sells a pro version of metasploit...my question is that if someone uses their software illegally how are those ...
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Is inappropriate use of a website solely a civil matter, or will it extend to criminal matters as well?

Suppose someone uses a website against its Terms of Service, EULA, etc., such as by using multiple accounts when the website limits users to one account or trial period each (to limit usage), using a ...
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Software content library license requires "including a valid copyright notice". How does it limit my use?

I recently purchased licenses for two pieces of music production software; specifically, those are virtual instruments with a library of sound samples. The end-user license agreement terms for both ...
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USA: Does a user who has falsely stated that he/she has read an EULA or similiar agreement risk liability solely for the false statement?

Many software products and Internet services require that users agree to an EULA or terms of service agreement before the product or service can be used. The user is often required to state that he/...
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To what degree do I have to comply to COPPA in this scenario?

The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) is designed to restrict sites collecting information about children under the age of 13 years of age. If I am operating a general purpose web ...
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Proof of EULA Acceptance

I know I need to have a mandatory EULA accepted before allowing users onto my system. Simply recording information about the user and having a database column with "accepted" doesn't seem like it ...
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Reverse engineering for security research

Is it legal to reverse engineer a closed source application in order to check how secure it is if: the software came preinstalled on the device (i.e. I have not signed an EULA) I have signed an ...
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Common Practices around Incorporating License Agreements by Reference

As part of my job, I help to negotiate contracts when my company is purchasing software (or hardware with embedded software). For these significant business relationships, we typically negotiate a ...
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EULA for Global Liability

I have a software that is used by almost every country. I can not know what each country have as restrictions their laws. Can I provide an EULA and say: By using this software, software developer ...
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Is MCLeaks breaking the Minecraft EULA?

I have been in an argument for the last twenty or so minutes regarding the legality of a website known as "MCLeaks" (link to terms of service), which is a purveyor of free Minecraft accounts ...
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