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Is Unit Link Illegal in Australia?

Unit Link is a combination of investment and insurance. It's often scammy. The reason it's scammy is because by combining it with insurance, the company can charge much more and the customer may not ...
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Can the US government ban protests during the coronavirus epidemic? [duplicate]

Let's say a group of disconcerted citizens wants to protest the current actions of the US government. Are they legally allowed to congregate for a protest in spite of the current "shelter in place" ...
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Closed state borders [duplicate]

Have any of the continental states closed their borders to travelers? Like those heading home from AZ or any other state? If so which states are closed at this time.
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Which open-source licenses do I need to provide if I use OpenJDK + Eclipse

My company uses Eclipse environment (in combination with OpenJDK) as a container (some kind of app store, like Google Play Store or Microsoft Store) for many applications/software made in-house. Some ...
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iOS App rejected from App store 3.2.2 (Business model unacceptable)

I have an online service that adds on additional features to an existing online service. It's currently only accessible via desktop. It has free features and premium features that are offered via a ...
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Do I need to attribute icons not used anymore but visible on GitHub's previous commits?

I'm developing a mobile app and I'm using GitHub for source code which is set to public, so I can show my friends. I was using some free icons from www.flaticon.com/home , which required the ...
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If I'm making website for friend for free, should I have him sign something saying he will only provide me with material he owns to put on website?

I would like to help my friend build a website for free. The only concern is have is, if he provides me with copyrighted material that I add to the website, would I be liable? What kind of contract ...
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Using a trademark name in my App

I am building a phone application. I follow a dietary lifestyle known as the medical medium lifestyle. There are about 6 books and tons of people that follow this lifestyle. My app is going to be ...
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Can I write an open-source app that conforms to a bluetooth gatt service specification?

I have plans to write a "smart watch" application for android that will send notifications from the phone to some other device using Bluetooth LE. I am planning on releasing it on gitlab, possibly ...
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DMV - Order of Suspension [closed]

I live in California and am above the age of 18. My car bumped into another car in the beginning of January and I was uninsured at the time of the accident. The damage to the other car was minimal ...
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Will indians be annihilated by changes in h1b laws? [closed]

Trump is deporting all the indians. Is this going to be a major problem for h1b and what is their legal remedy?
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What permissions do I need to avoid violating copyright/privacy/etc laws re: people/things I inevitably capture as I record myself in public? [closed]

I'm confused about security footage, news broadcasts, personal recordings. If I was to record myself on the street, I would likely inadvertently record store signs (copyright and trademarked), other ...
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Is it legal to purchase a domain and have it redirect to one you don't own?

For example could I purchase a domain like "www.myownsearch.com" and just have it redirect to a Google search, for example?
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Can I claim if Customs open & damage my parcel even though contents clearly labelled & nothing was found

A model train was sent from Canada to UK & clearly marked. It took a year to make & was then sold. It has been drilled by customs from bottom to top & the buyer no longer wants it. He was ...
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Why is it so easy to steal an ssn? [closed]

How come I can just go to a PI and pretend to be a company and buy someones SSN? Why aren't they're more controls and safeguards against people like me?
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If someone lets you use their (e.g. Netflix) account, is it legal to let others use it?

If someone gives me the credentials to login to a streaming site they have an account for, would it be illegal for me to share the credentials with someone else? For example, if Joe tells me the ...
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Is it legal to use “Windows 10” to make money?

I am planning to publish technology-based content in Turkish language (maybe also in English language after some time) on my blog webpage that I'll open and make money via blogger earning methods like ...
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If buyer dies during car sale

If a buyer dies during a car sale, and the car was already reproted sold to the DMV but not registered, what happens? Does The car registration get unfrozen back to the seller after you inform the ...
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Is the suspicion of unnecessary travel during “shelter in place” statutes sufficient probable cause for a traffic stop?

Many state governments have declared temporary "shelter in place" statutes due to Covid-19 that restrict unnecessary travel by vehicle. I know this will vary by jurisdiction: but generally, is the ...
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Is work able to force me to install software on personal equipment?

Due to the corona-virus around the world, like so many others I am working from home as possible. Work has just decided that because of this, we should be using Mircosoft Teams to help us all ...
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Can a sale be voided after payment has been tendered?

Found a car at a dealership, negotiated price, paid dealership for car, they accepted and deposited my funds (part cashiers check, part credit card charge). After I had paid in full they said, "We're ...
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Are video consent forms needed for minors to participate in live video conferencing?

Since many classes are going online, do children under 18 require their parent/guardian to sign a consent form so they can participate? Would it be different from a video release consent form since ...
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Can RescueTime sell derived data?

Me and my friend were discussing privacy concerns regarding the use of a activity tracking application - Rescuetime. It's privacy policy says, We will never sell, rent, or otherwise share your ...
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Voting and policies during emergencies

What are the different mechanisms, procedures, and protocols in place by states' board of elections to handle voting during emergencies? e.g. Hurricane, health, and riot. I am under the assumption ...
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Where is the UK Coronavirus legislation limiting movement?

The government has issued guidelines saying that we must stay inside. I understand this has now passed into law. Can anyone please point me to a copy of the legislation, and point out which sections ...
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Can anything go into a website's TOS just like a normal contract?

To my understanding a website's terms of service is just like a regular contract. You agree to it by click "I agree" or simply by using the website. So hypothetically could a website scam people by ...
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Interpretation of termination clause of a License to Occupy

I find myself in a situation where I need to end my Licence to occupy contract for a property in London UK, 2 months in advance to the initially projected date. The licensor refuses to accept this and ...
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What happens if a vehicle is reported sold and never registered again?

I understand the registration is suspended after x days if the buyer fails to register. But what if they never register, does the registration never get un suspended?
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If I develop a roll of film bought second-hand, and it contains illegal or copyrighted imagery, would I be held liable?

I found a roll of camera film in a box of old cameras purchased second-hand at a thrift store. I'm interested in having it developed. However, I'm concerned as to what might happen if there were to be ...
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Is it illegal to change one's personal name to one derived from a published fictional work?

In particular, I wonder about this because I believe most published works tend to have statements to the effect that "all characters, ... are trademarks of ..." and from what I've heard, it is not ...
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Are there algorithms of search for reasonable grounds to suspect?

Is there a consensus with regard to what actions provide sufficient grounds to suspect the involvement in criminal activity of the individual whose actions are analyzed? I believe, if there was an ...
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Is my tenancy invalid if my guarantor doesn't sign the agreement?

I have recently signed a tenancy agreement (England) and have now decided I do not wish to live there. My guarantor has not yet signed their guarantor agreement. Does this make my tenancy agreement ...
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Company denying customers ability to change PDF password

I have a CPA that sends me my competed tax form over email with a password protected PDF. First of all they tell me that password is my Federal ID Number in the same email. When I open it up with my ...
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What options does a resident of Spain with a 2 month visa awaiting approval for an important quality of life surgery have? [closed]

A good friend of mine is feeling out of options. She traveled to the U.S. three weeks ago to get a surgery from one of the best doctors in the country for her condition. She's now stuck alone at a ...
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Can I use my StackOverflow profile to release the contents of my questions and answers under a secondary license?

As I understand, when I post something on StackOverflow (or other StackExchange sites), I have copyright on the contents of the post and I've licensed significant redistribution and re-licensing ...
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Recourse against landlord entering home during COVID outbreak?

My wife and I are moving out of our current rental in a couple of weeks. Our landlord stated in a text this morning that he can show our house to potential new renters with 24 hours notice, even ...
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How novel does a Stack Overflow answer need to be from a copyright perspective?

As I understand, when I post something on Stack Overflow (or other Stack Exchange sites), I have copyright on the contents of the post and I've licensed significant redistribution and re-licensing ...
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How long is an NCD valid for?

If I had a car policy expire on 22nd May 2019 that had 3 years no claims, how long is this 3 years no claims valid for to use with a new policy ? Is it just my next insurance policy ? What if I ...
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Who regulates the information related to the nutrients of a product?

On almost all the products we buy in supermarkets, we see a table like the following: However, can I producer give wrong information in these kinds of explanatory notes on the products? Who regulates ...
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Can a sitting president postpone or stop a presidential election at any time? [closed]

I have noticed the term "war" used when discussing the corona virus. Can a sitting President postpone a national presidential election at anytime using executive order.
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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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Consumer laws with self-destructing hardware

In the UK, consumer laws say that a store has to fix the problem if you bought a product and it doesn't work for a reasonable amount of time, due to a fault that was present at the time of the ...
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Suing yourself for conveyance

Imagine this I gave someone a car and want it back (they refuse) I use a shell company to buy my own debt My shell company sues me for conveying the car to conceal it from creditors I settle The ...
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Who owns the washing machine?

This scenario is based on a real life event but is a purely hypothetical question (because this isn't remotely worth going to court or even arguing over). The situation seems surprisingly complicated,...
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Email vs certified mail

Florida HOAs are required to provide access to "written" request for HOA recrods. The link states: Florida Statue 720.303 (5) states that official records must be maintained within the state ...
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Schengen Area: What was the legal rationale for countries extending Temporary Reintroduction of Border Control beyond Nov. 2017?

(This is not about the coronavirus pandemic, which I understand is a different issue, but about the six countries that had already been maintaining border controls since related to migration and ...
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Are there any restrictions on the taxes or duties a U.S. state can levy?

The U.S. Constitution's "Commerce Clause" (Article I, Section 8) grants the federal government authority to regulate interstate commerce. The same section contains the "Taxing and Spending Clause" ...
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How exactly is founder equity created?

Suppose that I found a C corporation, Superlative Widgets Inc., within the U.S. I would like to both fund the corporation and issue myself 100,000 shares in a way that avoids or minimizes my personal ...
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Why do laws often have a preamble with references to previous laws?

Why do many decrees, laws and acts start with a preamble with references to previous regulations? For instance, from an EU commission regulation: THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION, Having regard to the ...
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Will I be able to name my app using the name of a defunct company?

I am currently working on an app, and want to name it a word that is apparently the name of a long-defunct company (since 2001). Will I have any trouble naming my app using the name of such a company?

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