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Can a question of law be taken to a civil court, while not naming a specific defendant? [closed]

There exist known methods of surveilling people within their homes and elsewhere and even harassing them there that provide complete anonymity for the surveillor/harasser. If those means afford such ...
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Stealing my pet back?

I was dating this guy for about a month. Within that,He convinced me to let my bird stay with him and he, my dad, and I all agreed that I would get her back if we broke up. Texted him last night and ...
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Can you use someone else's idea in your own youtube video without citing it?

If I were to watch a video on how to do something on youtube, is it legal to post that same method in my own video? Say, for example, I saw a minecraft video on how to create something. Would I be ...
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Legality of Chaumian e-cash

In the 80s, David Chaum, a cryptographer, came up with micropayment system that would achieve cryptographic transaction privacy. He later attempted to build this system in the 90s but it did not take ...
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Is it legal to make a contract intentionally confusing?

Suppose a company drafts a user agreement that is intentionally hard to understand in order to confuse its customers. Maybe it's needlessly long and wordy, maybe it unnecessarily cross-references ...
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I'm gonna be the cutter for a Youtube channel - Should I ask for a contract?

So I contacted a youtube channel which has about 300k subscribers and they would like me to be their musicvideo cutter. Every week they release a new video and I should cut it. I will be given the raw ...
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Can I block an ADU that blocks my ocean view, invades my privacy, and casts a shadow on my solar panels?

A neighbor intends to construct an ADU that will completely block my ocean view and invade my privacy by inviting residents to congregate directly in front of my living room windows. Also, at 16 feet ...
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TikTok/WeChat bans and open source software

The executive orders dealing with TikTok and WeChat don't apply to just those particular pieces of software, but "any transaction by any person, or with respect to any property, subject to the ...
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Would injecting employees with thiomersal be an osha violation? [closed]

The osha limit for occupational mercury exposure is 50 micrograms per cubic meter. Vaccines are way more. Would injecting your employees with thiomersal be an osha violation?
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Do police officers in the USA have to carry the law/code book?

I have seen several videos recently where police officers in the USA approach or detain someone, and then open a binder with laws/codes of the area and show the people what they violated. Question is, ...
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Posting copyrighted images on a government complaint

Imagine that I want to file a complaint against a candidate for public office in Washington State who I believe has violated campaign laws. If I file a complaint with the Public Disclosure Commission, ...
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What is the legal & tax position of a UK person working remotely for UK firm, in non-UK locations, in Europe and globally?

This question is inspired by this question on travel.stackexchange.com. I am mainly asking about a UK viewpoint, but am interested others (Europe, USA, commonwealth, etc), because at its root, this is ...
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Automated backups of my clients websites to cloud storage, who is legally at fault if the backup contains illegal/copyrighted material?

I am currently working on a new backup service for all of my clients, where every day an automated system will take a copy of all of the website files, as well as a copy of the database. This will ...
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Tournament vs gambling

In law, would this be considered as gambling - an investment tournament where people pay an entree fee and then pick a portfolio of 3 stocks. After some period the top 3 portfolios share the pot of ...
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'Δ’s negligence was gross and whether, additionally, it was a crime' v. 'whether Δ's behaviour was grossly negligent and consequently criminal'

I'm having much difficulty with distinguishing pairs of sentences, and this time they're at the bottom below. Can you please simplify and elaborate? I'll divide the sentence into two. Doesn't "...
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“Due to my past this remark was far more insulting than […] for other people” v. “Because I was abused as a child I have lower levels of restraint”

Can someone please simplify and teach how to distinguish arguments 1 v. 2 at the bottom? They deal with s 54(3) below. They look the same to me because both arguments adduce D's past abuse as a child,...
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How does “maliciously” in s 18 Offences Against the Person Act 1861 imply 2. wounding a 4. causing GBH with malicious intent?

Concentrate Criminal Law (2020 7 edn). p 61. I copied and pasted s 18 for your convenience. Whosoever shall unlawfully and maliciously by any means whatsoever wound or cause any grievous bodily harm ...
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Mens rea for a battery (as to contact) v. No mens rea in harm caused for a (Offences Against the Person Act 1861) s 47 offence

Concentrate Criminal Law (2020 7 edn). p 58. Avoiding common mistakes Do not confuse the mens rea for a battery (as to contact) with the harm caused for a s 47 offence, as to which there is no mens ...
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Why does assault sideline “imminent fear of harm in the future”, and require merely “fear of imminent harm”?

Concentrate Criminal Law (2020 7 edn) pp 52-53. The most common mistakes students make when explaining or applying the law on technical assault are: confusing fear with apprehension (see ‘The main ...
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If a parent takes an infant across state lines during lockdown, can the court consider it an act of Domestic Violence?

My professor is giving us this question for class with the following prompts... Suppose the following of Victim (child) is true: born premature due to the mother not going on bedrest as recommended ...
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Can POTUS make FDA approve a drug (such as hydroxychloroquine), or make it available over the counter?

President Trump is known to have taken hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) as a prophylactic against COVID-19. Some prominent medical scientists also came out in support of HCQ for outpatients (as opposed to ...
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Is it legal to demand a user agree to an EULA after the product has already been purchased?

First I'd like to note that I'm primarely interested in Canadian law, but answers about the law in other countries is fine as well. I've encountered this situation on multiple occasions, such as when ...
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Does a notice posted to the outside of an apartment door count as appropriate notice in all cases?

Consider the situation in which a landlord seeks to give a tenant notice (e.g. past rent, apartment inspection or servicing). Does taping / affixing the notice to the outside of the tenant's apartment ...
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Is Elementor Pro GDPR Compliant?

Elementor Pro (WordPress pagebuilder plugin) uses local storage which cannot be disabled. Something like this: elementor:"{"__expiration":{},"pageViews":5,"sessions":...
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About government legality for pre-selling national property

The question I had is about the legality of selling oil in advance the Iranian stock market in the next mounts for the oil price of 3 years in the future. So, due to national ownership of oil and gas ...
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User Generated Content [closed]

I am an Indie App developer so I created an app where the users share their video(music songs or anything related fun) or pics with others within the app its a user-generated content what kind of ...
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Can internet providers use navigation data for advertising / profiling?

My internet provider knows which sites I am connecting to (even if only the server names, when using https). Can they legally use that information for profiling / advertising? For instance, if they ...
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Is it illegal to make an account on 'DarkNet' marketplaces (which provide illegal goods for purchase), but not actually make any trades? [duplicate]

i know this might be a goofy question, but i wanted to ask here, i am thinking about making tutorial videos on tor because it fascinates me, and i wanted to find out if it's illegal to create accounts ...
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Am I allowed to use H.264/MP4 video files in a commercial game?

I use Adobe Media Encoder to convert my files to h.264/mp4 files. Am I allowed to use these converted files in a commercial project? webm is another option, but in comparison to mp4 files, they are ...
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Out of contract on house inspection

So I recently got an offered accepted for a house. I was scheduled to have an inspection for last week, but I cancelled it, because my attorney did not get the approval letter back in time. I am in ...
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What US state was this purchase made in?

I wish to file a claim in a class action settlement in the US. However, eligibility is dependent on what state you made a purchase "in" (the purchase being an item from an internet app). If ...
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In what ways are Google / Apple / FB beholden to US data collection laws

IANAL: Said American triumvirate collects significant user-data including communications as well as temporal geo-location: a jackpot for any agency (including non state actors). What statutes (or any ...
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Can a J-1 postdoc start a remote job abroad?

I am a postdoc in a US university on a J-1 visa. I have found a tenure-track faculty position in Europe, and would like to start there soon. However, it's not clear if I will be able to travel in time,...
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International Transfers to a Data Subject

A membership organisation based in the EEA receives membership applications from people based outside of the EEA, in countries which do not have an adequacy decision. During the course of the ...
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If I add a copyright disclaimer to my app, am I exempt of charges?

I'm creating a Pokemon Wiki app for Android with a lot of data related to Pokemon, including images, names etc. I've seen in the Google Play store a lot of apps like mine that contains ads and in-app ...
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Stateless in Australia — how to obtain legal residency, education and citizenship without being detained?

Let us say that we have a person who is undocumented, born to parents who were also undocumented, and whose ancestors were all also undocumented. For all intents and purposes they were all born in ...
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Does the license need to be specified in every file of a project?

It is common for open source projects to have a LICENSE file containing (obviously) the project's license. It is however also common for open source projects to copy said license in each file of the ...
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How can I get back my dead mother's ring, which I gave to a family friend?

My mother has been dead for a couple of years now and upon her death I received her butterfly ring and her ashes. I had given her ring to a family friend who was like a mother to mine, but ...
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What exactly is banned if the US TikTok and WeChat bans go into effect?

On August 6, 2020, President Trump issued two executive orders, one banning TikTok, and one banning WeChat, in 45 days if they are still owned by their original companies (as I understand it). If and ...
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Appraisal Rights in Chapter 11?

Assuming some number of shareholders believe that the bankruptcy process is inadequately compensating them (i.e. by setting the company valuation too low and thus giving creditors too much equity in a ...
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legal issues on fulltime job and part time business according to the labor law of Bangladesh

I am from Bangladesh. In our country's labor law there is section which states that Section 110: No adult worker shall be allowed to work in more than one establishment on the same day .... The ...
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Using an openload server for free [closed]

So, I want to make my own website for watching movies and TV shows but not in English but in my native language. So I was wondering is it legal to just upload videos from the openload server or some ...
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How does [arbitrary attorney] have standing?

As I understand it, Judge Sullivan has a conflict with the executive branch and appointed an attorney to plead his case. But how can one delegate power one doesn’t have? Either the power is delegated ...
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does Iranian Filimo website give the foreign films copyright

I have bought Filimo account and think according some Iran relation problem with others world, i want to know does Iranian Filimo website give the foreign films copyright like this film ? If not, for ...
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I plan on making an intentionally fake news site - can I *copy* headlines from other sources?

First off: this is an experiment with AI - the content I create will state that it is fake and generated news - I'm not trying to mislead anyone! So for my 'fake news' site I plan on copying headlines ...
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Do obviously spurious claims of trademark infringement help in cases of genuine infringement?

Several times when discussing obviously spurious claims of trademark infringement I've seen an argument that companies, in order to keep their trademarks, must threaten to file suit over trademark ...
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How will anyone know if an employer fires an employee for an illegal reason?

From wiki: At-will employment is a term used in U.S. labor law for contractual relationships in which an employee can be dismissed by an employer for any reason (that is, without having to establish &...
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What action can be taken on a B2B portal which collects upfront import fees

What action can be taken on a B2B portal which collects upfront import fees through their courier service providers to a country which does not impose any import fees for importers. The worst thing is ...
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When do I need an impressum?

I have found this statement here. "The Impressum is legally required on all commercial websites published in German-speaking countries" What does this mean? If I publish a website, then it ...
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Selling artwork or other creative material under a fake persona

It is possible, using artificial intelligence, to generate convincing images of people who don't really exist. For some examples, see https://www.thispersondoesnotexist.com. If a person were to create ...

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