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License of a code resulting from following a Youtube tutorial

I was following this tutorial on YouTube - https://youtu.be/V_lAhqLXT9A where you download some starter files and then edit them according to the tutorial to make a website. I wonder what legal ...
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Recreating images from video games in a stats app

I am making a Discord bot that tracks in game stats for many popular video games and I'm having trouble discerning whether it's ok or not to display these stats in a format that replicates the in game ...
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Do I have to link to the glyphicon website?

The Bootstrap homepage states : Glyphicons Halflings are normally not available for free, but their creator has made them available for Bootstrap free of cost. As a thank you, we only ask that you ...
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Selling custom electronic projects online in the uk

(Sorry if I am posting in the wrong forum) I am wanting to have a go at selling some of my projects (mostly lighting: epoxy, led strips) after doing a search, it sounds like there are a lot of ...
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Netflix through a VPN and original account location

I'm sharing a Netflix account with my brother who currently lives in the USA but since I'm not the library is limited somehow. I could use a VPN but I'm not sure whether the fact that my brother is ...
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Do fonts integrated in the browser need licensing?

Fonts like Helvetica and Arial are commercial, meaning that one needs to purchase (rent actually) a WebFont license when providing that font. However, both fonts are available on the very most ...
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License for public Google Docs?

If I make a Google Drive document publicly accessible, can others use that information as they wish or is there a specific license that applies? For example, if I record experimental data in a ...
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Is reverse proxy considered as a form of “public mirror”?

The Anaconda repo states that: Public mirrors of this are not allowed without express permission from Anaconda, Inc. If someone builds a public reverse proxy to https://repo.continuum.io/pkgs/ , ...
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Does Mojang break the law with restrictions in their EULA for Minecraft?

Minecraft is a world building game that is produced/sold by Mojang AB. Minecraft may be played both offline (local data) or online (connecting to a server). Minecraft's EULA says that you may not ...
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License for an Internet radio with User feedback

I'd like to start an internet radio station app. The station will collect feedback, like thumbs-up and thumbs-down, from listeners in order to select the best songs to play next. The algorithm will be ...
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Is it legal to link or embed somebody else's content if I give credit?

I want to embed this website as part of a website. If the website is commercial am I allowed to do this if I credit them? If not, is it legal just to link to them as part of tutorial page?
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Can a company legally block access to their public servers for a specific program?

There are numerous modded Minecraft "launchers". For example: https://www.technicpack.net, https://www.atlauncher.com, https://www.feed-the-beast.com All of these launchers contain modded content for ...
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Copyrighting a website

I have a website that I want to publish, so I guess it's about time I get it copyrighted. The question is how? I've heard I can do it through www.creativecommons.org Here is what I found: ...
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How do I license the use of a song for my video game?

I am having a bit of a dilemma when it comes to the music of my video game, my struggle relies on what do I have to do to get the "rights" of a certain song. What is the process should I follow. I ...
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When can a picture you find online be used in an online profile?

I noticed a new feature on LinkedIn where you can upload a background image. I then found this website that offers images to use. Can any image be used even considering LinkedIn profiles are meant for ...
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Is it legal to use MP3 encoding on my website?

I'm currently developing a website that allows users to record voice notes and upload audio files and then share them to Twitter. I'm currently using the MP3 format, but it is patented. I wanted to ...
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Which laws must I consider when allowing users to upload and stream music?

For context sake, I'm based in the UK - so (primarily) I'm interested in relevant British law, but assuming users of my new software are going to be global - what laws must I pay particular attention ...
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A Code License for Stack Exchange

There have been heated discussions(1 2) over what license should be used to cover the code posted on Stack Exchange because the CC-BY-SA license is inadequate. Both have been received with criticism ...
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It is appropriate to include Google Maps screenshot acknowledging it is from Google?

As my web spider was crawling, I found this site. It uses a Google Maps screenshot without using the widget or acknowledging that it is from Google. Is this legal? Should I inform the site to remove ...
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Can anyone record a cover of a song I put on SoundCloud?

My friend asked me if he could record a cover of a song that I put on SoundCloud called Gratitude (License: All Rights Reserved). What legal rights does my friend have? Does he need my permission? ...
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Is republishing social meta tag's content permissible for commercial use?

Is it legal to do the following (which Facebook and Twitter do for commercial use): embed social meta tag's public content (such as pictures) on a website for commercial use, linking back to the ...
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How to obtain a sync license for posting a cover version online?

SoundCloud states: You'll still need permission from the original copyright holders of a song before you can post your cover on SoundCloud, even if you provided the vocals and played all the ...