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Implications of providing licensed font over CDN

We have a central web service, which can be used to access various publication and presentation pages. Those are intended to be embedded into customer websites, with the embedding being handled by the ...
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What can a parent do with a child's birth certificate?

In particular, anything harmful? I'm (legal adult) aware it's a gateway to obtaining other forms of identification such as SSN and Passport, but doubt s/he can do it with a birth certificate alone. ...
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Car parked behind my car blocking exit

I live on the first floor of a house in Connecticut with neighbors in different floors. We share the same parking lot which has a reasonable amount of parking spots. The problem is, this one neighbor ...
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Does the owner of a foreign company need to pay taxes in the country of residence, if he does not receive any money from the company?

Imagine someone in Austria, let's call him Franz, registers a company in another, non-EU country. He sells some services in the name of the company. The company gets paid by its customers (the money ...
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Is it legal for Turkish Airline to refuse to refund a cancelled ticket?

Is it legal for Turkish Airline to charge a EU citizen online and grant full rights over half of the amount of the transaction to a none EU citizen without the consent of the EU citizen? Here are the ...
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Rental Issues - HMO was never issued by landlord (UK) & Notice Period after AST expiration

Back in late 2016, three people rent a brand new flat in London (UK). Then, during the years, we had a few contract renewals (AST) with new names (as we had one person being replaced every year). ...
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Am I obligated to provide information which is publicly available?

If I am involved in a civil case and I am served with a discovery motion to provide certain information, but this information is publicly available (such as employment history, residential address, ...
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Why some US software companies ban their free products for some countries?

I'm a developer from Iran and I know Iran is under US sanctions. I have a few questions. First let me start with an example. If you reach Docker Hub website from Iran you get this message: Since ...
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Did not receive yearly bonus, despite being employed at the company during the bonus period

At my last place we had a bonus scheme based on performance. If you met all of your targets for the year the bonus was 5% of your base salary. If you exceeded all of your targets for the year the ...
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I manufacture employee name tags. Am I exposing myself by using their company's logo on tags ordered by their employees?

I'm a small business targeting name tags to the individual worker. Some orders are from the businesses themselves, but others are for lone workers that seek a better name tag. When a lone McDonalds, ...
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What is the speed limit in a school zone the moment it becomes active?

Let's say a vehicle enters an inactive school zone going exactly the speed limit of 30mph. Then the school zone (20mph) turns on while the vehicle is still inside. What is the current speed limit ...
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USA apartment rent application: is it legal to require employment?

When applying to rent an apartment in any state of the USA, is there any federal regulation that prevents the landlord from requiring the applicant to provide a proof of past/present employment, while ...
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How many counts of libel for the false statement: “John is at-large from assault charges”?

Assuming that John has neither been charged with assault nor is evading such charges: Can John sue for two separate counts of libel (one for claiming that he is charged with a crime and one for ...
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Can an interest in real property by adverse possession be inherited?

In Australia can someone has a an interest in property by adverse possession bequeath the property to an heir? If so, will that claim be able to defeat the interst of an heir of the legal owner?
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Is it true that a suit of defamation could require “very little effort”?

A recent comment at SE Meta stated: my reading of US law is that under certain circumstances, the plaintiff need make very little effort to successfully bring a suit of defamation. This strikes me ...
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Tow truck company claim they towed my tractor trailer but I have a video of them getting into truck and driving it, what are my options?

Background story, After making my last delivery on friday night I parked my truck with trailer on a plaza lot where my friend has a decent size restaurant, I was parked right behind his unit. On ...
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Reopening A New Medical Corporation Following Closure Of An Old One Due To Tax Issues

Is it possible for a physician to reopen a new medical corporation with a new tax ID, new telephone number, new location and new name after his old one has been closed due to unpaid taxes? And, if so, ...
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Document unregistered trademark?

I've created a company, and I am using unregistered trademarks in my documentation (and soon, products). I've already checked the USPTO and these words are not already trademarked. I am using the (tm) ...
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A Contract change filled with Penalty Fees

I (The Contractor) have a Services Contract with a company (The Company). Working together more than 2 years, in a very non traditional, hard to replace service, now they are restructuring their ...
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How can two people be innocent until proven guilty if their stories conflict?

So Bob accuses Alice of stealing his horse. Alice accues Bob of lying slander. They can't both be right. So one is innocent the other is guilty. But according to the law they are both innocent until ...
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Product failed under warranty. What can I do if the company ignores me

I purchased a product for about $80 which was advertised with a 5 year warranty. I am now in the 4th year of that warranty period and the device has stopped working. I have emailed the company ...
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What is a 'creed' for purposes of New York City's public accommodation anti-discrimination code?

Aside from the federal anti-discrimination law, New York City has its own more restrictive anti-discrimination laws, which seem to include more protected classes and which also seems to have a much ...
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Can a defendant co-conspirator in a civil suit by held liable for the damages arising from acts of a non-party co-conspirator?

In other words, can a named, party conspirator be held liable not only for their part in the conspiracy but also for other co-conspirators that are part of the conspiracy but not sued?
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Using screen recording of client's products in promotion

I work at a company that creates software that developers use in their frontend. We have a free and open source version of our software and a paid, non-open-source version. It is easy to detect if a ...
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Free potable water law in UK and EU

In Britain, all licensed premises are required by law to provide "free potable water" to their customers upon request. What legislation covers this? Is this the case in other European countries? I ...
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Marriage law or Engagement

Our lecturer asked that we should answer the question,;whether a marriage is a contract or not. Making reference to Africa Vs Class Peters
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What an employer can legally ask to monitor about user activity

I work for a Belgian company as systems engineer, and I'm asked by the HR department to give them logs of a specific user's activity. This is about a concern they have when it comes to this user's ...
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Can a single false statement give rise to two separate causes of action i.e. counts in a lawsuit?

Is it possible under US libel for a single false statement to give rise to two separate causes of action (i.e. counts) in a lawsuit? If the answer is yes, what would be some examples of this?
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Risky if Plaintiff does not sue all possible co-conspirators?

Is there a danger that if a Plaintiff in a civil case does not sue all co-conspirators but calls these unnamed conspirators as witnesses, that a jury might attribute less fault or no fault to the ...
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International Sweepstakes with No Purchase necessary [on hold]

We're a startup based in USA with very limited resources (self funded) getting ready to launch first product on Kickstarter. To generate excitement and leads, we want to run a Sweepstakes for the ...
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Google maps app layout copy is considered copyright infringement?

I don't know anything about copyright law so I figured I'll ask it here: I'm developing an app that uses Google Maps heavily, and I'm designing it to mimic Google maps' design and layout in a few ...
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Is it possible to acquire a post-1951 Oscar statuette legally?

Since 1951, the Academy has required Oscar winners to sign an agreement whereby they agree to sell their Oscar statuette back to the Academy before offering it to anyone else. However, if the owner ...
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Meaning of “costs throughout to” in a court case?

A judge said, "I would therefore dismiss the appeal with costs throughout to the respondent." Excuse my simple post here. I looked for an answer on google, but could not find any. I would like to ...
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Practicing medicine across state lines

An answer to a question on MedicalSciences.SE prompts my question. Suppose I live in Wisconsin and I fly to Texas to undergo a procedure with a specialist there (I chose the states arbitrarily; I'm ...
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Employer gained access to bank account

May an employee's personal bank give access to an employee's account balances upon an employer's request?
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What enforcement is there for lack of lawn care in Minneapolis?

I live in Minneapolis, and my landlords are not properly maintaining my yard, which is shared with the other unit. In Minnesota, lawn care is the landlord's responsibility, unless the lease ...
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Resources for assigning employee intellectual property back?

As an employee of a software company they own my personal time projects, this is not in question. That said, my employer is quite reasonable about said things and at least verbally quite willing to ...
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Is it legal to create and sell a tool to modify config files for games

I've recently discovered an oversight in a popular games config file system that allows you to use an item even if you haven't yet unlocked it, this is a multiplayer game where players are expected to ...
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What jurisdiction of law governs diplomats & any immunity?

Headlines regarding a US Diplomat's wife striking (Killing) a motor cycle rider in the UK have sparked discussion regarding immunity. What is the governing law in this case? Are there any bright ...
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Can I record my life to avoid false allegations later?

Assuming I had the resources, could I make audio & video record of every minute of my life. Then if anyone ever falsely accuses me years later, I can just pull up the video and say "see look - the ...
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Distributing (for free) defunct software with valid license

I'm thinking about creating and distributing for free a virtual image with Ubuntu that has installed the latest original software from a defunct software provider with valid (paid) licenses. From ...
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Are Blizzard breaking GDPR by charging people for changing their usernames?

I have had an account with Blizzard for several years now. I changed my username (referred to as a battletag) only once, over a year ago. I now want to change it again because searching it on Google ...
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Is it okay to use my own software for a job with another company?

Over the last year I setup (registered) my own company so I could do freelance and contracting. I also produced some digital products for sale on the app stores. During that time I built a very ...
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paying debt collector's invalid rent claim, then suing landlord for money back

TLDR: terminated lease after continued upstairs noise, landlord sent debt collector, trying to decide if should pay debt collector and sue landlord for money back. We had been renting an apartment in ...
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Introduction to business law

In business law our lecturer asked,; Who pays for a good damaged after a customer selects items from a shop or super market to buy,is it the customer or the owner of the business He therefore ask the ...
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Can a company's advertising slogan undermine their own trademark protection?

Growing up in the 70s in the UK, a common brand of glue was UHU®1, and, at least at the time2, this was often advertised with the slogan "Don't say glue, say UHU". If the phrase "Don't say glue, say ...
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At what point can you walk out of a restaurant if they make you wait to pay the bill?

The other day, I ate at a restaurant; the food was fine, and I got to paying the bill. Their payment system went down. They couldn't accept cards; only cash, and I didn't have the cash on me for the ...
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Why are in-house counsels not allowed to defend a defendant?

In the last John Gotti trial, the prosecutors successfully argued Bruce Cutler was an in-house counselor for John Gotti. The result was Cutler was not allowed to defend John Gotti at trial. Why are ...
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About contesting a will [on hold]

My father has made a printed will in punjabi in my name giving all the movable immovable property to me, he gave me his residential house , agricultural land , some jewellary and a joint saving ...
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Is it illegal to drive a car by oneself as a foreigner in Myanmar?

Is it illegal to drive a car by oneself as a foreigner (French citizen and US permanent resident) in Myanmar? I have read some for conflicting information, e.g. https://www.lonelyplanet.com/...

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