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My ISP is injecting .swf into my webpage. How legal is this?

I recently saw a pop-up, on a http page. It was the advertisement of some offers provided by the ISP. Here is the code: <td> <object width="480" height="195" data="<url>/V3/...
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Will using a cover of a song in a film free me from legal obligations?

I want to use the song "Whole Lotta Love" in my upcoming film. Obviously the song is copyrighted by led Zeppelin. So I'm planning to get a few musicians and cover the song and then use it as a ...
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Will a site get into trouble if it's users use it's resources for unethical/unhealthy things on the internet?

Take the site 10minutemail.com for example. What if someone uses the temporary email and logs into somewhere on the internet and does something illegal. When the investigations happen, the email will ...
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Converting to a minority religion in India?

What if one wanted to convert to minority religion in India. The problem is it may not have a registered religious organisation associated in India. Is religious choice in India restricted a few ...
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What is the liability of a person who signs as a witness?

I've seen this answer and this answer, but the answers don't entirely explain some things. For example, long back my boss wanted my signature as a witness signature on a contract for one of his ...
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Use of encryption and storage of personal information on website based in India

I want to launch a website that stores users' personal information, encrypts user passwords, and uses SSL for secure transmission. Do I require an license to launch the website? If yes, how do I ...
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Do Indian companies need a written letter before registering a user?

The first link act here leads to a PDF where it seems the honourable authorities have prescribed letter consent for processing sensitive personal information like passwords . Now every account should ...