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Questions tagged [rights]

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International issues [closed]

I've been working with a person in the UK and recently fell into some issues. There's breach of contract being thrown around. I'm just wondering which jurisdiction it would fall under: UK or ...
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Can I use Youtube/Soundcloud as a guarantee and way of proof that I own the content music/video/etc

everyone. If I have a sound produced by me, but I don't have registered it in my name, can I just use Youtube or Soundcloud as a way of proof that I own the content? And, would the date of posting be ...
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Don't talk to the police in Germany

For reference: There is the well-known argument, especially in the U.S., that you should not talk to the police, like here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-7o9xYp7eE in one of the extremest forms. ...
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Ownership of the roads the people paid to have built [closed]

I need to understand when and where the state became the property owner of the roads and highways the people bought and paid for? since the state is a non-entity, it can not own, possess or control ...
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Public vs Private sidewalk in city

I just got asked not to walk on a seemingly public sidewalk. Being as sensitive as I am it upset me a great deal. I would like to know how to find out who owns the apartments I was walking by and who ...
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Can anonymized data be collected under GDPR without consent?

I am having an Android App in which I want to track the usage of the app. But the usage will not have anyone identity for eg. I would collect one user used my app for around 10 minutes but who is that ...
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Opt Out Consent under GDPR

I am having an Android App which uses certain service such as Analytics, Ad Networks. I am taking the consent from the user at when the app starts, i.e. before collecting any info. But there are ...
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Data Subject Rights under GDPR

I am having an Android App which uses Advertising networks and other Analytics services. Now under the GDPR the data controller which is me in my case is required to provide some rights to the user ...
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GDPR - Withdrawn user consent

I have been reading alot about user consent management according to the GDPR and one problem I can't see solved anywhere is managing withdrawn consent. The user gives his consent to use his data and ...
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Definition of hours of work for an international student working as Uber driver in Australia

As an international student in Australia on a Student Visa you are allowed to work 40 hours per fortnight (20 hours per week). If an international student is working for Uber as a driver, when are ...
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Treason, Sedition and the US Bill of Rights

In 2018, where are lines drawn between treason, sedition, and constitutionally protected freedoms of speech and assembly? Publishing a neutral, fact-based article on a contentious topic, citing ...
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Legal Right to Own Nukes

As per the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution one has to wonder if there are any restrictions with regard to the type (or destructiveness) of arm you shall bear. If someone could ...
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If someone makes a phone call to the police to say that you have drugs in your home, are they allowed to search the home?

I have been arguing with a family member, and they threatened to call the police and tell them that I have drugs in my home. If they actually follow through, do the police have any right to come ...
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Who is to enforce the UDHR and the Charter of the UN?

Who is to enforce the Charter of the United Nations and The Universal Declaration of Human Rights ? The governments or the citizens of the member countries?
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Is refusing to give free water in a business establishment illegal?

I thought it was illegal to refuse free water to a patron, is this true in the United States? Does it vary from state to state?
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Using design systems in my own computer programs

I want to use some elements of Microsoft Fluent Design system, such as reveal effects during the press animation, blur and others, in my program for Windows 7. The program is intended to be eventually ...
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Using OFL SIL font to logo

I have a question. I download FontAwesome (SIL OFL licence 1.1). I took icon- bulb and expand it to curves in vector software. I edit that icon that the icon never look like original anymore. And I ...
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What is the fundamental meaning of a right?

I am writing an essay about children's right and somewhere, it is stated that all kids should have the right to primary school, children have the right to good quality health care, and so on. I looked ...
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Is it illegal for my landlord to lie to me?

My landlord has lied to me multiple times and I have proof that he has lied. Is that illegal? I live in Utah. If so, could you please direct me to the law that says it is illegal?
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UK Consumer Rights - Final Right to Reject Time Limit

I was sold the wrong product online, however the seller refuses to refund me since their refund policy is 14 days, and it has been 40 days since delivery of the product. On websites such as Which? (...
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At what point in a US airport have I been “admitted” to the US for legal purposes?

I understand that prior to crossing being admitted to the US the rights I take for granted on US soil do not apply to me. But it isn't clear to me when passing through a US airport where "admission" ...
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Is a teacher/school administrator allowed to force me to decrypt my phone?

As in: My phone was just confiscated, but not before I shut it off. If they wanted to look through it without a warrent, can they force me to decrypt it? EDIT: USA is country-of-residency
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Can I create a website that restricts political opinion of user-generated content?

Say I created an animal rights tool, in which most of the features are community developed and voted on by the community. Highly-rated users can create buttons without approval. I clearly am doing ...
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Animal Rights and the Law

I'm constantly told by an animal rights friend that we don't have any legal protections for animals, and that they are treated as property. My response is often that I can go into an Apple store, buy ...
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Why do television actors have to give permission for the use of old footage of their characters?

Inspired by this question on SciFi&Fantasy.SE. The background is that Terry Farrell, an actress on the series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, left the show on bad terms after the sixth season. The ...
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What types of rights can be waived, and what types of rights cannot?

How can I find out what kinds of rights can be waived, and in what manner? For example: Can I waive any of my Constitutional rights? What kinds require a contract, and what kinds are waived through ...
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What are the human rights' cultural rights?

Is there a definition for the "cultural rights" protected by the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights? Are they listed somewhere? BTW, is there a complete list of all human ...
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Administrative Subpoena - Do you have to comply?

This is purely academic. I am following the ExxonMobil and Attorney General Maura Healey lawsuit because it interests me from a purely academic standpoint. Here's a link from the Boston Hearld ...
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What is the difference between state and federal habeas corpus proceedings for convicted prisoners on death row?

I am told that, in the US, people sentenced to death by a state can apply to that state's court for habeas corpus and then, if that fails, apply to a federal court for habeas corpus again. I thought ...
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Is there a legal right to party?

I understand that this might be somewhat of a stupid question but I must ask it. Does one have the legal RIGHT to party in the United Kingdom and / or United States? For example some of the ...
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Image license that forbids reselling

If I make an image (sort of logo) to give someone for money, and I allow them to use it publicly etc but with only one restriction, to resell it. Is there a name for such a license?
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What are my privileges, as opposed to my rights

This question pertains to limits on government action in the US. It is commonly said that driving is a privilege and not a right. Washington state statutes are a bit murky, but RCW 46.20.001 (entitled ...
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Is there any legal limit on how long my employer can ask me to travel?

I'm a salaried employee at a Fortune 500 and my contract says nothing specifically about travel (and no mention of anything like % of time traveling in the req etc.) I was asked to go on a 2 week ...
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Tradesman charging twice - call out the full cost of service

I bought a stove and called an Electrician to install it at my rental property. He quoted me $240+GST and I agreed and paid up front. The Electrician called me back 30 minutes later saying the ...
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What is the purpose of a Notice of Understanding and Intent and Claim of Rights?

While looking up interpretations of the meaning of Karnivool's "All I Know", I saw the following meaning of the song: This is the Karnivool's Notice of Understanding and Intent. From Black's ...
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Can a company refuse my redundancy payment because they changed their mind?

I got made redundant a little while ago and managed to find a new job reasonably quickly. However, before I left the old job they changed their mind about making me redundant and asked me to stay. I ...
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Which takes precedence: International Right of Self-Determination, or Country's Constitution?

In Brazil there's a movement, named Sul Livre (Free South), that claims for the independence of the country's Southern states. And this is not the only one: there are a lot of similar movements that ...
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As a student, do I have a right to see my incident report as filed by campus security?

A campus peace officer made a report against me for public intoxication, but no fine or ticket was issued. Do I have rights to access that report? By asking for the report, could that make them ...
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Failing to mention when questioned something you later rely on in court

If you are arrested in the UK, you'll hear that your rights include a rider inserted by the 1994 Criminal Justice and Public Order Act, after "you do not have to say anything": But, it may harm ...
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What legal protections exist for employees who suffer customer abuse?

I work as a minimal wage, over the phone technical support agent for Verizon. How customers are treated on a company wide systemic level is centered around low wage workers like me pacifying at least ...
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Rubik's cube image rights

Some time ago I have created an Android application as a part of my bachelor's thesis. The application can advice user how to solve Rubik's Cube, and user also can play the Cube using touchscreen. ...
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Private school forcing a child to get a specific hairstyle in India

If a private school is a forcing a child to get a specific hairstyle, can it be considered as child rights violation in India? Update: The school authorities beat the child and humiliate him in ...
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Is it legal to embed Youtube video in a paid app?

I'm a programmer and I'm developing a paid app on Android. My question: Is it legal to embed Youtube video in an Android paid app ? For example: I want to embed the code below in my app: <iframe ...
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If a lesser crime imposes the same or greater sentence as a more severe crime, is the punishment considered cruel?

If a lesser crime imposes the same or greater sentence as a more severe crime, is the punishment considered cruel? One example, possessing a bottle of pills imposes a harsher sentence, longer term of ...
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Is what constitutes outrageous conduct clearly defined in the statutes?

Are there any objective rules or guidelines used to determine whether a police officer's conduct was outrageous?
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Can U.S. states establish state religions?

The first amendment says: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the ...
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Obtaining the identity of a person who committed assault and is attempting to flee?

This did not happen to me, but to a family friend who works as a waiter. I'm researching, should I fall into a similar situation: A customer and the waiter get in an argument, to which the customer ...
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Article 9, ECHR question

Just doing some reading on human rights law, particularly article 9 and the case of R(on the application of Playfoot) v Millais School Governing Body (2007). I wanted to know if a specific ...
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Trespassing or Public Property?

I'll start with some background info for my question. I'm a photojournalist based in Michigan. I was on (what appeared to be) a public sidewalk. I was taking photos of the Oakland County Jail for a ...
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Is it illegal for a family member to withhold/hide the passport of a legal adult, from the rightful owner - in the UK?

If yes, what action should be taken and on what grounds is it classed as illegal? Considering that both individuals are UK citizens, with a passport registered respectively, does it go against the ...