Questions tagged [germany]

Jurisdiction of Germany.

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Does Germany offer refugees a path to citizenship?

Refugees have been flooding into Germany. Under German law do these refugees have a path to citizenship? Or if their situation is temporary would they be expected to leave the country when asked?
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Is it illegal to sell malware?

Is it illegal to produce and sell malware? If no, is there any data I need to collect on the customers? Is it illegal to produce and sell Crypters(programs that hide other programs from antivirus)? ...
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Is viewing pornographic content with questionable consent of depicted person illegal?

Many pornographic sites have a community that is uploading videos to the site. Some of the most well-known sites like pornhub.com and xhamster.com are an example for such websites. There are several ...
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Working after-hours and in weekends in Germany

I recently heard that in 2013, Germany banned out-of-hours working. This article says: Germany's employment ministry has banned its managers from calling or emailing staff out of hours except in ...
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How legal is the current handling of refugees in germany?

I am currently living in Tübingen, Germany as an exchange student and am wondering about the legal problems they have here with the refugees. I really don't want to go into the populist discussions ...
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Is contract valid if only one side signed it?

The company sent me the contract, I signed it and returned back to them, so now they should sign and send me the copy. In Germany, what if they decide to not sign and withdraw the process. What one ...
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Overtime salary in Germany

I have a work agreement and there is a point: The gross monthly salary shall also discharge any extra work or overtime. What does it mean? Does it mean that I get extra pay for overtime or it means ...
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DHL lost packet, Sender does not answer

The Scenario I bought a notebook online from a private person. As he lives to far away, we agreed on he sending it via DHL. I paid the money, he took the packet to the mail office, but the packet got ...
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Is a general Indemnification rule related to IP enforcable in Germany?

I, living in Germany, am developing an app based on the API of a company that has to following rules in their Legal section: ... don't want to get sued. Therefore, you agree that we can use, copy, ...
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What are the drinking age laws in Germany?

I've always heard stories that in Germany, there is no drinking age. I know that in the United States, it is 21. Alcohol can cause health risks for underage children, so it would seem weird to allow ...

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