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Can a TOS supersede Contract Law?

I've recently used a "service" app. It connects handypeople / cleaners to users and facilitate the transaction. The App confirmed the appointment and took payment. 55 minutes before the appointment ...
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GDPR, is scrolling the page can mean cookie acceptance?

For example take a look at https://www.cookiebot.com/ as soon as you scroll down a bit, the consenting options fades away, and it puts a cookie in your browser, that you accepted their cookies. Is ...
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Is selling pictures of merchandise illegal if you imply that you are selling the actual merchandise?

Is it illegal if I take a picture of a piece of merchandise such as a new Xbox One, and sell the picture of that piece of merchandise? Is it illegal if I advertise the picture of the piece of ...
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Could Ross Ulbricht from Silk Road not get life sentence?

Ross Ulbricht was the creator and operator of Silk Road, the first modern darknet market, best known as a platform for selling illegal drugs, until his 2013 arrest. From the criminal complaint, Ross ...
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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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Can I build an iPhone app that generates cryptocurrency income without the user's consent or knowledge?

I had an idea of an iPhone app but I'm not sure if the methods are entirely legal. For that reason I thought I would come here to ask. Where I live, in Canada, it can get pretty cold. Hence, I had the ...
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Law and open-source project

I am going to create open-source project for Linux, and i would like to ask you, how is it with licenses and law. For example i will make a project with GPL license and: Must i have company, or can ...
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Legalities on summarizing the content of publishers and publishing to our app for readers

We have built a technology which gets trending things happening on internet from publishers like techcrunch, bbc, time of India and many more leading publishers. Then it summarizes the content of the ...
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Blackmailing from Germany [closed]

I don’t know from where I should start but I am from Arabic Sudan and my Ex BF who lives in Germany is blackmailing me with private photos and videos he threat that he with post all over and send it ...
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Which kind of lawyer does a hacking and spying victim need? [closed]

In the event that someone hacks your devices in order to let people on the internet spy on you every day, which kind of lawyer do you need to attack the situation? Based on what's being done and how ...

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