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Online review fraud and manipulation in Sweden

I got a service from TaskRunner AB (Part of BuddyCompany) via their mobile application, which is claiming to be "super transparent app" and promising customer satisfaction guarantee. This ...
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Investigation on supplier - Swedish Public Procurement Act

Which documents/certificates can a public contract authority demand a supplier to provide according to Chapter 15 sections 6, 7, 8 of the Swedish Public Procurement Act? How are those documents named (...
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EU law regarding delivery location of online purchases

There is EU law regarding delivery of online purchases but I am struggling to find the specific section regarding the physical location to which it is acceptable to deliver to. My experience is that ...
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Home Self Defense: Sweden

So I am reading a fictional book, that takes place in Sweden, and there is a situation presented that strike me as implausible. A female character is being "stalked" by another character, and ...
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Publishing personal data obtained on a Swedish server - GDPR implications

Imagine a small social media chat platform is hosted in Sweden and subject to GDPR. Party A sends personal information to party B using the platform, using a private message. The information was ...
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What routes are there for citizens to attempt to change a law in Sweden? [closed]

If a citizen wished to have a change to a law voted upon by the government, in Sweden, how should they get into contact with lawmakers to discuss the idea, analyze the current law, provide ...
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What is the precise legal requirement for registering at an address?

In Sweden and Germany you have to have an officially registered address. The government uses this to send important mail to you and keeps it in a registry. I am pretty confident you can register at an ...
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Swedish permenant residency

I worked in Sweden as a work permit holder for 1 year and 3 months before I moved to USA. If I move back to Sweden after 1 year will my previous 1 year and 3 months work permit count towards getting a ...
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Question regarding Sweden's privacy laws and renting a dedicated server in Stockholm

I am from the United States. If I rent a dedicated server in Sweden and for some reason the server would need to be accessed by U.S. authorities, can the U.S. simply force me to give up my SSH access ...
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Does the ePrivacy directive apply to general JavaScript code?

Sweden have a "cookie law" that requires constent for non-necessary cookies. But the law seems way more general. Information may be stored in or accessed from a subscriber's or user's ...
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Did Sweden really make it illegal to sell imported Nintendo 64 games (and *only* those) in the later half of 1997?

I'm re-reading my old Super PLAY magazines from the 1990s. Since before the Nintendo 64 was released in Sweden/Europe, and after it had occurred, the magazines were full of ads selling imported USA ...
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How can I get more than 10 years of transaction history from my bank?

I will shamefully admit that it was only in the year 2021 that I finally built my own bookkeeping system. Yes, I should have done it 10-20 years ago, but I didn't. So now I'm in this situation: First ...
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How was The Pirate Bay able to get back online after being shut down?

The Pirate Bay in the past year had its servers raided by Swedish Police and the site was shut down. On what grounds were Swedish police able to raid TPB servers and shut down the site, under Swedish ...
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How to deal with major companies flat-out ignoring your contact attempts about serious bugs on their website as well as refunds?

I'm forced to order groceries home these days. This is in Sweden The company I order from has a bug which keeps silently switching the delivery address from whatever you entered and saved, to the one ...
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Jurisdiction of Swedish Administrative Court for non-resident

Plaintiff P. wants to sue a Swedish government agency over an incorrect administrative order. Usually, jurisdiction would be where P. lives; However, P. doesn't live in Sweden (and never did). Now ...
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Does the Swedish constitution limit the government’s powers to impose lockdown, more than constitutions of other comparable countries?

As is widely known, Sweden’s coronavirus response has been an outlier in several ways. One point, in particular, is that many measures are just issued as recommendations to the public, rather than ...
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Could the Swedish government require a VPN to start logging user activity?

This question is basically the same as this question, but for Sweden instead of the United States Could the US government force a VPN provider to start logging? If the government asked a VPN that ...
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Sweden, evicting a flatmate whose name is not on the lease

Me and my two flatmates are renting an apartment from our landlord through an agency. The only name on the lease is the one of Flatmate 1: each month we give him the money and he pays the whole rent ...
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How can it be legal for companies to send me random crap and then demand payment? [duplicate]

(Although I live in Sweden, I think this applies more or less globally.) Numerous times throughout the years, the most recently today, I have received snailmail notifications from the postal office ...
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Is it legal to film and record in public areas in Sweden?

The title says it all: Is it legal to film and record anything in public areas in Sweden (e.g. using a mobile phone)? Starting from roads/trees/object to people and especially the police (e.g. in a ...
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Can I get sued for copying a 1973 Swedish film?

I am a newbie novelist and in my novel, I have copied a small part from the 1973 Swedish film Scenes from a Marriage. I am from India and the film is Swedish. I want to ask, is the film in public ...
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Does paid parking require official signs?

I recently got ticketed for parking in a parking spot that is, supposedly, paid parking. The only official sign on the premises is the generic "P" sign that, unless I'm mistaken, means I can park ...
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Copyright notice year date after small revision?

We produce a Swedish boardgame in Sweden for the Swedish market, which includes a 4 page leaflet describing the game rules. This was originally published in 2008. We are now producing a new batch, and ...
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Sweden, locked out of my flat share

I moved into this flat 5 months ago, I pay rent to the roommate which has a first hand contract. I gave 2 months notice as required in the contract. I did not pay the last month of rent as the deposit ...
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Is this Intellectual Property clause over-reaching?

Here's an extract from my (employee) contract All rights to any material and results, and all intellectual property rights related thereto, made, written, designed or produced by Nathan Cooper ...
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Can I obtain British/Swedish citizenship via grandparents?

Grandfather was Swedish, grandmother was British. They moved to Canada and got married in Canada and had my Dad. They divorced and grandmother moved back to UK. Unfortunately my own deceased parents ...
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What is the priority of potential extraditions in Assange case?

Julian Assange has been arrested by the Metropolitan police for jumping bail and also pertaining to an extradition request from the US. Also the lawyer for one of the alleged victims of sexual ...
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Landlord or tenant responsible for the furnishing damaged after a flooding?

I live in Sweden and the last 29th of July a flooding occurred in the basement of my building. I am renting a flat there and it goes with a small storage in the basement where I had some furnishings ...
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Copyright violation: Can a producer/film-maker file a lawsuit if one download a pirated version of their movie?

Recently, a company in Denmark called "Njord Law Firm" sent out about 25,000 penalty letters to Swedish citizens regarding downloading pirate movies from Piratebay, Popcorn time, or as such. They got ...
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Is it possible, under the GDPR, to request publicly available information to be taken down from an aggregator?

In Sweden, there are many services available that collect publicly available personal information (such as telephone numbers, addresses, social security numbers, income, mortgages, registered cars) ...
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Swedish Government and GDPR

Given that the nordics are one of the most transparent societies, is there any scope that these governments may be in breach of GDPR, for example with respect to default disclosure positions on things ...
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How to report a sham marriage in Sweden

It makes sense to reject a sham marriage (marriage of convenience) arranged solely for the purpose of admitting foreigners to EU on false claims of "anknytningsperson" (loosely speaking "connected ...
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illegally aquired information in Sweden

In Sweden can information illegally acquired by an unconnected person be used in the prosecution of crimes? Say a person stole a laptop, found evidence of illegal activity on it and gave it to the ...
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Is it legal to keep or make a digital copy of a physical book I bought?

If we assume the book is copyrighted or a specific book that is not free of charge, it is commercial, can I make or download a digital copy of a book that I bought? I didn't buy the copyright and we ...
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Is it possible to renounce all responsibility for files on a web server? (Sweden)

I'm going to build a Web server that allow users themselves to upload files, video clips and so on. This will only be available in Sweden. Then my question is: Is it possible to renounce all ...
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Video recording with owners permission

We are currently in the process of creating a service that records video (in this case in a non-profit tennis court) of the people at the location practicing and/or playing. This is not meant for or ...
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Is escaping prison a crime?

Is it actually illegal to escape from a prison or will it just have effect on increased sentence in practice? I heard something that in Sweden where I live it is not illegal to escape, but is that no ...
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Why Can’t I prove Negligence & claim damages in delayed Admission Decision?

A gov admitting agency had the mandate to green-light my application but they halted it pending transcript verification from my previous university. I was later admitted but BECAUSE i wasn’t admitted ...
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Can software legally collect information on it's users without disclosing that it is doing so?

I am a software engineer and I am currently working with a little bit of software security related research. The project I am working with touches the subject of Computer Game Cheating Software (...
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Paternal and maternal names in Sweden

In Sweden, the "default" name of a person is the name they call you (I'm "Niklas") and the last name is your father's name. You may also take your mother's name or any name that is approved. I don't ...