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Florida Photography Privacy Law: Company Employee Taking Pictures of Me Without My Consent [closed]

Looking for any guidance on this issue. It was one of those "Get three free nights at a hotel, all you gotta do is attend the 2hr mandatory sales pitch! :)" demon packages. But some bs went ...
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Does securing one’s items to another’s property confer any duty upon the owner of the land? [duplicate]

Alice is walking along the street with a pram when suddenly a thief takes her bag and she must quickly run after him so she chains her pram to a nearby fence in order to pursue the thief. This fence ...
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What US states can forbid a citizen from owning a motor vehicle?

Inspired by this Judge Judy case: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyCtWQsIqAg The plaintiff was not allowed to own a car, allegedly because she had too many traffic violations. Is this possible? In ...
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If one is asked to leave a private premises can one take time to prepare to leave before lawfully being subject to forcible removal?

Bob is “politely asked” to leave a shop, but takes some moments to gather up his belongings. Charlotte is politely asked to leave a restaurant but finishes chewing the mouthful of food that she has ...
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Does a pub have a right to control the pavement outside it even if they have permission to place tables and chairs on that section of the pavement?

A pavement seems on a basic level to be a public piece of land. I’ve seen notices posted on the outside walls of businesses related to “applications for a pavement license”. Presumably a license to ...
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Can a property owner be prosecuted for an illegal demolition done before they bought the property?

Suppose that someone buys a property which previously had a small derelict house on it, which the previous owner tore down before listing the property for sale. The previous owner claims that the ...
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If the govt. has an issue with me doing things on my own land, can I sue them?

Say I buy land in 'X' city and want to use it to build my own house (no permits), or run a hot dog stand or sell out stuff like garage sale clothes, or essentially anything "technically legal&...
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Purchased merchandise stolen from customer before taken off retailer’s premises

Bob purchases an item from ACME stores Ltd but it was stolen from him before he left the store. Bob would like to request a replacement or refund. Whose loss is this? Whose property was stolen (...
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Can personal data compelled by police able to be disclosed to a private business?

Bob is ejected from a private business as the police are called because the security guard felt his dietary proclivities were socially unacceptable in public. The police arrived and Bob was already ...
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Does banning someone require any formalities?

For example, to be banned from a store that the public is allowed into, does a manager speaking the words "you're banned" count as enough? Is any sort of documentation required? Does it make ...
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Is it legal to open parcel delivered to spouse?

In marriage, can one party legally open the parcel (such as Amazon delivery) to the spouse? (Assuming it is delivered to a house owned by the couple.) This website seems to say for mail answer is no. ...
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Is there anything to stop a subject access requester from being barred by a business?

A an access requester requests security footage of themselves from a business B. B services their request by providing the footage. But then wishes not to serve them again in the future. Is this ...
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Is it a crime for a mail lady to take mail out of your hand, threaten to destroy it and drive off?

The mail lady knocked on my door, handed me a stack of mail, and asked for me to sign for one piece of certified mail for my dad. I declined. She ended up snatching all the mail she handed me which ...
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What is the limit to my entering an unlocked home of a stranger to render aid without explicit permission

As I understand it in the USA if I, a normal citizen, walking by a stranger's home and witness them suddenly get electrocuted or otherwise seriously harmed I'm allowed to enter their home to try to ...
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Do the police need to tell me they are wearing a bodycam or turn it off before they enter my home?

I have an expectation of privacy within my own home, as such It's generally illegal to film me in my home without my knowledge. I'm wondering how that applies to bodycams on a police officer. If I ...
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Can one be banned from TfL services?

Btp are often keen to advise that station staff are entitled at their own discretion to refuse members of the public carriage or entry to the stations like any privately owned business and it becomes ...
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Is it legal to take photos on private property?

My friends and I were out to dinner last night, the restaurant is on this sort of alleyway/private road that’s off of a main road. There are a few other stores and restaurants on this alleyway, and ...
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Is it legal to accidentally hunt on private property?

I know, from this question it is not illegal to be on private property without permission if you do not know and could not reasonably be expected to know that it is private property. Does this apply ...
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Landscaping contractor not removing bin from driveway

I recently hired a contractor to do my house's landscaping. For this purpose my contractor rented a bin from a third party and placed it on my driveway ( of course with my permission) . Now the ...
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Is recording someone without their direct knowledge in one's own home legal?

Consider the following scenarios: Alice visits Bob's home and he has surveillance devices in operation for security which record all of their interactions. Alice visits Bob's home after they go on a ...
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Can police actually commandeer a vehicle from a citizen for pursuit?

One sees it in films and tv all the time... Officer: "He's getting away! Sir, I'm commandeering this vehicle. Please get out!" Is this actually feasible? Is a private citizen required to ...
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