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What are the US Federal laws on Shared VPN IP

There are Images uploaded to a certain website not linked to any accounts, just IP, linked in a case towards a federal case. can this evidence be inadmissible if the only proof is "IP : Picture". ...
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Drafting a will to have a third party sell an inherited home? [on hold]

The question title may be a bit misleading - it's hard to word my issue. Apologies in advance. Background I am 27 and my sister is 23. We stand to inherit a 1500 sq. foot home should anything happen ...
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Neighbour has extended over the boundary of a potential house I was looking to buy [on hold]

So having initially looked at a house I found that everything was in good order and the seller seem genuine in respect everything being able to answer my question and to provide the relevant documents ...
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Why was 'consideration' embraced to mean 'failure of consideration', when this would be better termed as 'failure of basis'?

Paul Davies. JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2018 2 ed). p. 449. I agree with the author that 'consideration' is ambiguous and can be confounded. Lord Toulson that "failure of basis" is more ...
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Strict laws on using raised funds for specific reasons as opposed to any reason? [duplicate]

Are there any strict regulations in the U.S. when it comes to raising money through any means, AKA normal solicitation or using a third-party platform like Kickstarter, but using the funds NOT for ...
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Which 'condition' fits “‘basis’ or condition on which the benefit was transferred”?

Paul Davies. JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2018 2 ed). p. 465 Which of these three homonyms fit the 'condition' colored in green beneath? p. 449.
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What do (1) hammering and (2) striking an anvil symbolize? [on hold]

Paul Davies. JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2018 2 ed). p. 441.        In Blake, Lord Nicholls made it clear that the gain-based remedy will be granted only in ‘exceptional ...
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Why's the panel of judges on the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) called 'Board'?

Please enlighten me if anyone finds a source better than Wikipedia: The panel of judges (typically five in number) hearing a particular case is known as "the Board". The "report" of the Board is ...
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Can William Barr fully comply with the House Judiciary Committee's Subpoena?

Background Given the comments from the question of the same name on Politics.SE, I thought it would make sense to also ask it here. On April 19th, Jarrold Nadler, head of the House Judicial ...
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What is legal issue of coding a published concept on dribble.com

I've just coded a concept design which had been published on dribbble.com and want to release it under MIT license on (github)[http://www.github.com]. Although, I emailed the owner to acquire a ...
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Is a copyright notice with a non-existent name invalid?

If a person changes their name, do any copyrights registered to them still apply? Or at least, as this is the subject in mind, does any software licensed to them still hold the same copyright?
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What are the legal repercussions of dosing somebody?

I have a strong suspicion somebody is dosing(I'm not going to get into the exact drugs listed) people at a bar/restaurant I attend. What is the best legal course of action that can be taken? What ...
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Cannot afford speeding ticket Netherlands

My friend lives in the Netherlands and was doing 62 km/h in a 30 km/h zone. He did this on a scooter that he illegally removed the 25 km/h cap on. From these two facts the fine will likely be around ...
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How may one add some functionality to publicly available source code for which the license forbids modification?

Is there a way way to add some new functionality to publicly available source code (rewrite completely?) and publish the modified version if the license goes as "You may redistribute the source code ...
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Criminal case or civil case?

When my ex and I split up I had to leave my Ebike behind because my vehicle was full. While leaving I told my ex-partner I would return in three days to pick up the rest of my things. Three days later,...
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How does a 'covenant' differ from a [1] 'promise' [2] 'contract'?

I'm discombublated why none of my contract law textbooks define 'covenant' when they use it many times, including Anson's Law of Contract (2016 30 ed) and Contract Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (...
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Selling a home co-owned by someone with a severe mental disorder [duplicate]

The question title may be a bit misleading - it's hard to word my issue. Apologies in advance. Background I am 27 and my sister is 23. We stand to inherit a 1500 sq. foot home should anything happen ...
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Why 'represent and warrant', not 'represent and condition'?

In Canadian and English law, representations differ from warranties^. Though they aren't doublets, why's "warranty" coupled with "represent", not 'condition'? I quote Ashurst's distinction of them ...
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Amount of distance from the Jury?

Having observed many jury trials, it seems that lawyers are only allowed to stand behind the podium or walk around the direct area around the podium (within 2 or 3 feet) while addressing the court. ...
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I don't have a lease and my landlord is threatening to kick me out immediately

This is embarrassing and I realize I should have done things differently. I live in a shared home and pay rent to the lease holder. He doesn't want me to live here anymore and has given me a few days ...
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Appeal from a verdict of acquittal in Canada

Supreme court of Canada: R. v. Jarvis This seems to say that the Crown appealed from a verdict of acquittal in a criminal case. It is reported to be a judge, not a jury, that acquitted the defendant. ...
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Displaying League of Legends Logo in my Mobile App

I am building a mobile app to do things with friends. Among the list of activities, I want to add a game "League of Legends". If I make a custom logo to represent the game (looks similar to the ...
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How to change the law to raise the age of a minor from 18 to 21?

How would the age of a minor be raised now that higher education is a must. What the legislative procedure is to raise the age of minority? Alternatively, could a parent show that the child is ...
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Do I have to pay taxes on external savings?

I am thinking about moving to Canada to work, save for retirement, and move back to Portugal for retirement because of the lower cost of living. I will contribute to the Canada Pension Plan and also ...
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Can i legally claim to own a derivative Open Source project?

The Apache license states the following: You must cause any modified files to carry prominent notices stating that You changed the files. However if i rewrote the original source can i ...
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Did I lose possession of my goods?

I live in France. 3 months ago, I was living with someone, in their flat, and I had to buy some piece of furniture (for about 700 euros). About 2 months ago, I had to leave this place because we ...
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If desktop computer is only select-able in ERP system what is the legality of buying CPU via ERP system as a desktop computer [on hold]

What is legal definition of desktop computer if different jurisdictions of the world that what should be at most there that should taken as granted if a purchase order contract asks the supplier to ...
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What's the etymology of sound' in 'sound in damages, tort, contract'? [migrated]

OED: 6. to sound in damages: in legal use, to be concerned only with damages. Also to sound in tort, to sound in contract, etc. 1780 M. Madan Thelyphthora II. 153 There is not one [...
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“so long as you remain unmarried”: Why a gratuitous promise in one fact pattern, but a contractual offer in another?

Paul Davies. JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2018 2 ed). pp. 75-76. Can the two hypotheticals (orange and red) be distinguished? Why's the red a gratuitous promise but the orange an offer to ...
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What does “hold to order” mean?

Paul Davies. JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2018 2 ed). p. 69. Is the Best Answer from Yahoo Answers beneath wrong? I'm assuming that the rogue, Fletcher, didn't have a solicitor. One ...
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Do sports figures control the right to use their name in a game?

In sports game simulations, do real people control the ability to use their name? I am not talking about their likeness, only their name. So, for example, if there is a game that uses generic figures ...
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Why's A's expected profit $.04?

Paul Davies. JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2018 2 ed). p. 6. On a slightly different tack, but in a similar vein, Judge Richard Posner has written:17 Suppose I sign a contract to deliver ...
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Legality of putting ads on an academic studying tool that contains user-generated content?

I made a web app that helps users generate interactive study notes, which facilitates their studying. The nature of this kind of user-generated content is that it will inevitably contain copyrighted ...
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PERB Citation Elements

What does the following mean exactly? (Matter of Freeport Union Free Sch. Dist. [Freeport Educ. Off. Assn.], 31 PERB ¶ 4021 [1998]) From part 1.1 of the NYS Law Reporting Style Manual, I see a ...
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Do I need permission to use Twitter videos with the embed feature?

I see news agencies always asking for permission to use user shot videos. Most of them go like this, Hi, I am from the XYZ news. Could we use your footage on our website and socials? With ...
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Is it legal to quote a copyrighted work in a tweet?

For example, if you want to tweet a humorous riff on a certain William Carlos Williams poem, would that actually be legal? Examples (though I don't mean to single anyone out): https://twitter.com/...
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Question about recording conversations at work in the UK

For years I have been mobbed at work because of the chief techncian spreading rumours and gossip and have recently been denied promotion even though back in mid 2018 I was told by the chief technician ...
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Why would a lawyer accept a case that involved only $1.50 USD?

The European Union: Politics and Policies (2017 6 edn). pp 159 Bottom - 160 Top. To wit, how did Costa find a lawyer for such a picayune quantum? I'm cynical and reckon that only a few are open-...
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What should happen if I ask Proxy / VPN provider about their service illegal use against me? [on hold]

Let's say I am running a website that somebody is trying to hack, from the logs I got that he is using mostly VPN servers of X company. So, even if the VPN company adverts themselves for being 100% ...
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Notice of possible eviction, no reason given and notice doesn't follow state law [on hold]

I'm 19 had a roommate (older brother) who split rent with me on our apartment. Couple months go by and they decided to get 2 cats (sent me a text while I'm at work because apparently my opinion doesn'...
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Rental payments

The property management company is now requiring credit cards or ACH accounts for paying rent. Is this legal to require or are renters still legally able to pay by check?
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Could I build a large rocket?

So I want to build a rocket from an aluminum pipe, with the inside coated with pyrolitic carbon, and filled APCP finocyl bore and an avionics computer conroling the parachute In the nose cone. I was ...
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Florida Home Renting - Can my lease forbid repairing my vehicle?

I received a letter by my landlord today stating that I have 7 days to vacate or remedy the situation - the situation being that I replaced the alternator I suppose in my car the other day? The title ...
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Can people get in trouble for investigating or charging the president?

Not word for word and please correct me. Is there a law like this? If so: Should any criminal investigation or legal action, investigation even a phone call that takes time from the president in ...
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Can I get a patent for my software, not for any algorithm or feature, but for the marketing strategy and revenue model?

I have a software startup that is entering a very crowded space. We have many of the same features as the rest of the field, and a few unique ones. The main difference is that our revenue target and ...
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Trademark violation for app?

I've just received an email from a Turkish app developer who believes my app infringes on his trademark. I've done some reading and read that essentially I'm not allowed to violate any patents or ...
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Can non-competes be enforced after expiration?

I had a non-compete that with company X that I could not work directly or indirectly for company Y for 10 months. I left company X and I became a contractor for company Z who assured me that the non-...
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Does GDPR require consent for a processor to confirm or deny the existence of data?

Assume we have two separate lists of emails handled by two different processors. List A is gathered by company A in a way that the subject has given their consent for its processing for marketing ...
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Why is “without regard to conflict of law” necessary?

I often see governing law clauses that state something like The contract is to be governed in accordance with the law of the State of California without regard to any conflict of law principles ...
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Will I be sued when I video record someone without their consent? [on hold]

I live in the Philippines and would like to know if it's illegal to video record someone without their consent? I searched about this but all I got was that you can't record someone as an act of ...

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