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Can you sell a program that breaks the Terms of Use of a website?

I want to sell software that automates user activity on a website. Automated interaction is against the website's Terms of Use, as you would expect. Is it possible to legally sell someone a tool to ...
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South African Judgements

Is there a website in South Africa where judgements are recorded. How do the credit bureaus obtain this information, particularly judgements against companies.
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What is the meaning of “equality” in the South African constitution

In the South African constitution, the beginning of Chapter 1 reads: The Republic of South Africa is one, sovereign, democratic state founded on the following values: (a) Human dignity, ...
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Why was Wouter Basson never charged with crimes against humanity for Project Coast?

Project Coast was a biological weapons program that the South African government developed in the 1970's and 1980's. The leading scientist and administrator of Project Coast was a cardiologist called ...
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How binding are NDA's? [closed]

I live in South Africa, I have some research work that holds very good financial potential. This research to be conducted will be done in a group headed by me, how can I protect my idea from being ...
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Does a property given to a spouse in a first marriage still get shared in a death after a second mariage?

Does a property given to a spouse in a first marriage still get shared after a death in the second marriage that was out of community of property with accruals? Backstory A husband was married to ...
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Ambiguous numbers in contract: which will be deemed to be valid (if so)?

An employment contract states that notice of resignation (edit: or termination) should be given 30 (sixty) days prior to end of employment. Clearly, the number represented by the digits ...
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Free and informed consent for medical test

My company requires me to have life insurance for which I recently moved out of the provider's "free cover limit". Because of this I now have to submit to certain medical tests in order to have full ...
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Do Singapore authorities have any leverage on a Canadian who is currently residing in South Africa?

Suppose a Canadian citizen is accused of committing various acts in Singapore which are punished with a fine (littering, selling gum and hacking into wifi). The Canadian is currently residing in Cape ...
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May one attack an offender during an extended smash and grab attempt

It is common in South Africa for the passenger window to get smashed and the offender to then lunge into the car to grab items. A) Would it be legal to then drive off and hit his legs against a lamp ...
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What law requires Canadian and South African citizens to do a mathematical skill test when winning promotional gifts?

In the terms and conditions of a keysight promotion to win an oscilloscope, I stumbled over the following sentence: In accordance with local laws, if the selected entrant is a Canadian or South ...
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How does a liquidator set aside an attachment order during liquidation?

How can a liquidator set aside an attachment order during a liquidation? Please excuse the lack of specificity on this question; it's an issue I need to understand for a commercial transactions exam, ...
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Recourse for damage to an item loaned to another?

When you loaned someone your car, and the car came back in a bad condition, most things are not working like hooter, reverse lights, windows cracked, etc., can you legally demand him/her to fix the ...