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blocking exchanges in a 401-k

My company is changing my 401k from Fidelity to Principal in the process I am not allowed to make an exchange for 30 days is this legal
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Is it legal to create an app, that “streams” a specific game from a website?

It's hard to tell what I mean in just one sentence. For example: If I would create a mobile JnR-App, with Super Mario Textures, Nintendo can sue me. But now, for another example let's take "Gravity ...
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How do I prevent my forced marriage?

I'm an 18 year old girl in Philippines studying in a college. My father wanted me to marry to someone and already arranged it without even asking me. But I don't want to marry. I'm 18 now, can law ...
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Hypothetical terrorism

Let's say I land a drone on someone's roof. They spend $1000 removing it and I buy the drone for $40. I know that technically I could be charged with multiple things, I am asking: Is it likely law ...
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Under the new IR35 guidelines.. what if I don't have a contract at all?

Say i go into work every day and am essentially an employee. But as I was found through a friend of the boss, there was never a contract. I just get paid into my company and draw dividends from it. ...
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Canadian Lawyer Ethics

In Canada/Ontario, lawyers are bound by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Is there some specific statute/law/code that one can cite that prevents lawyers from harassing clients of the other party in ...
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If the law specifically disallows a criminal charge under a condition, does it still go before a jury if the condition is met?

I have a friend who has been charged with criminal threatening. This kind of law is not supposed to be applied when a person makes a threat against someone attacking them. In NH the phraseology is as ...
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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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Share option pool in UK template of articles of association

This is a hypothetical situation. Suppose person A wants to incorporate a company in the UK, hold all shares, and include the option to issue shares to other people, such as "late co-founder" B or ...
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What is the official Schedule of Basic Child-Support Obligations for Alabama?

I've looked online for a table of what child support would be in Alabama. All I can find is this: Schedule of Basic Child-Support Obligations for the State of Alabama. Is there a more recent version ...
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Can IT remove access before running extract for Audit? [closed]

I've heard this summary at least once at a party once a upon a time. I suspect this is common and therefore useful to many others out there. Company X is regulated. Auditors request a list of ...
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What's the difference between gross negligence and criminal negligence?

What's the difference between gross negligence and criminal negligence? A simple example that would show the difference would be appreciated.
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Can misspellings be covered by trademark?

Say you found out that the keyword "youtub" is getting millions of searches a year. It's pretty obvious that these searches are just misspellings of the company Youtube. You decide you want to try to ...
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What is the practical difference between “fair use” and “fair dealing” in Copyright law?

In the united-states, fair-use is a defence to copyright infringement. In other jurisdictions, particularly members or ex-members of the British Commonwealth such as united-kingdom and australia ...
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Barefoot v Jennings

If a person was disinherited BUT on the new Trust was left $1.00 as a beneficiary. What effect would that have re the Barefoot case.
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Has the United States Supreme Court ever heard an appeal directly from a state court of first instance?

I was inspired to ask this question after noticing that Robinson v. California was an appeal from a state appellate court directly to the Supreme Court. Thus the Supreme Court “skipped over” the ...
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Other means of payment related to property taxes

Probably my question is related to one of my previous ones, but it is most likely not the same. If a foreigner who doesn't live in the US as main residence and therefore doesn't have tax residence ...
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UK - Refunds on digital services

I'm currently working on a business as a sole trader providing scalable servers to clients, they are billed monthly. I'm aware the consumer rights act also affects digital goods, so whats to stop ...
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Can an officer wipe snow off a windshield to verify a registration or parking permit?

In my New Jersey residence it is required to have a parking sticker to park on a residential street, a sticker placed left-rear of the vehicles. This particular day there was snow on the vehicles, ...
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I'm a digital painter, will the art I make be 50% owned by my spouse after marriage?

If I make art like digital paintings, will my spouse own the original files? What about copies of the originals being sold? Is it possible that whatever I do with my creativity can be owned by my ...
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Consorting with some associations,,which if takes serious turn and attracts criminal law [closed]

.As per NEW OXFORD ADVANCED LEARNERS DICTIONARY-[Poetic,the word used to ridicule or make fun of the victim] justice means -A situation in which something bad happens to somebody and you think that ...
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Data retention for EU citizens travelling between UK and EU during Brexit transition/implementation period

Context: I'm an EU citizen studying in the UK. When I travel to my home country in the EU (for example through a direct flight or by train), and then return to the UK, some of my personal information ...
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When does a warning become a threat?

The other day while on a vacation I drove past a property and saw a sign that read Trespassers Will Be Shot On Site I've never seen a sign such as that, I was a little taken back. After some ...
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Is google maps legal?

This is the image of my house on Google Maps: (not really. Just to make a point). I gave no permission to Google to publish a satellite image of my back garden (including swimming pool, children's ...
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Designating an individual or third-party as DMCA Agent gives extra protection? And is it liable?

According to the United States Copyright Office, https://www.copyright.gov/rulemaking/onlinesp/NPR/faq.html: “A designated agent may be an individual (e.g., “Jane Doe”), a specific position or ...
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I may need surgery, but my work isn't going to approve the time off, can they fire me? [closed]

I broke my fifth toe on my left foot and my podiatrist even said that if the setting the toe does not work(which is what we have done currently and there is a high chance it will not work), I'm going ...
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Institution can access my email (inbox/sent items/etc) and edit it?

First of all, I have thoroughly read the answers to the following questions and none of them answer my queries: Can Google Chrome read/scan my ProtonMail inbox page? Can my IT department read my ...
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Can I use a game to earn “support money”?

Can I use the game to earn the "support money"? Even I not own the game copyright? For example, I use one game to build and made a screen or some character, then I share it, after that I post a link (...
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Is the moon terra nullius, or do there exist property rights to the moon?

Is the moon terra nullius or do any property rights exist for it in any shape or form?
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Son opted out of uni insurance in 2016, but wasn't refunded. Student union and insurers are blaming each other. Who's liable?

Daughter graduated at a univ. in ON Canada in 2017. Each year that she attended, she opted out of the student union (SU henceforward)'s health insurance as mine covered her. SU confirmed each year ...
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Is it legal to show real apps screenshots in Udemy course?

I’m making an app design course for udemy. In my course I would like to show screenshots from apps like Instagram, Facebook, Amazon to show different design approaches. Is it legal to show screenshots ...
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Would an online cryptocurrency lottery run by a UK business be constrained to lottery gambling laws in the United Kingdom?

The example UK business wants to run a weekly cryptocurrency lottery, in which cryptocurrency is initially exchanged for tickets, and the prize is cryptocurrency. Participants would not purchase the ...
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Is ban evasion illegal?

What is the legality of "Ban Evasions"? This sounds like a dumb question but perhaps enlighten the ignorant. Ban Evasion, "The creation of a new account on a platform or website after being ...
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Castle doctrine

Does castle doctrine mean any guest at a house can kill uninvited guests? Is it awkward because they would have to know the guest was uninvited despite not being the property owner? Would a quick ...
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What jurisdiction applies to invasions of privacy on social media? [duplicate]

Suppose user "M", a resident of Maine, posts on Facebook photos or other material that constitute invasion of privacy for user "W", a resident of Washington. Suppose also that the assertion of ...
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Do financial regulations require banks to collect marital status, annual income and liquid net worth in the United States?

Do financial regulations require banks to collect marital status, annual income and liquid net worth in the United States? Wealthfront is claiming so when creating Individual Cash Accounts:
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Can an impeachment charge be dismissed on the grounds of double jeopardy?

Two impeachment articles were drafted by the House and then sent to the Senate Abuse of Power Obstruction of Congress. Now say the senate looks at the original articles and underlying evidence and ...
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Do I have a “legitimate interest” under GDPR to not delete data my software needs to fulfil its function?

The GDPR gives users the right to have their stored data deleted. How does the GDPR handle situations where the data controller needs the data to fulfil their obligations to users (specifically by ...
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Legal requirements to save videos [closed]

I am developing an app that provides added value to the user using its smartphone camera. We were wondering what requirements do we need to fulfill in order to start sending these videos to our cloud....
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Can screenshots from YouTube videos be used in technical manuals and on websites, according to copyright laws?

The screenshots have no persons visible, at least no faces. Is there a difference if the screenshots have been processed with an art filter to look like a drawings.
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Are US Senate impeachment convictions reviewable by the Supreme Court

Alan Dershowwitz argues that a conviction of any President by the US Senate would be unconstitutional under certain circumstances. Please see his book and his television interviews for those certain ...
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Does implementing the following functionality violate Google Play policies?

An app called Bass Booster has the functionality of displaying a list of installed applications that are possibly incompatible with it. I plan to implement in my app a similar function, which shows ...
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For a trademark application, how do you decide which goods and services to pick, considering near duplicates result in dozens of applicable areas? [closed]

I looked at the list of choices for goods and services in the TEAS Plus Application, and it looks to me like most software companies would technically operate under a huge number of these selections, ...
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Is it commercial disparagement when one business confuses other business customers on how to schedule appointments?

CGLI policies have following trigger for advertising injury: d. Oral or written publication, in any manner, of material that slanders or libels a person or organization or disparages a person's or ...
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US expat entrepreneur without US address. How to file for licenses? [migrated]

I’m a US citizen trying to start a business in the US from overseas (for now) and need a US address to file with USPTO for company name, as well as for LLC, US taxes, and my business license etc. ...
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My N-400 denied, because I traveled outside USA more than six months (7 months), [migrated]

My N-400, Application for US citizenship application, was denied because I traveled outside USA more than six months (7 months). I have a green card since 2014 (5 years). After I completed my ...
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Is there US law that can compel Apple to create software?

It is my understanding that US law has jurisdiction or routinely compels corporations (BA, VZN) to: turn over customer data to law enforcement(VZN) how to build systems (in regulated products: BA ...
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Speaking a different language when on trial

If a native English speaking person on trial decides to exercise his right of freedom of speech by speaking in a foreign language (i.e. Chinese), does the court have to hire a translator?
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Can one company sponsoring or advertising on a website cause liabilities for the sponsoring company if the website has problems?

I've always been curious how this works. Say there's Company A and Website B. Website B does things that are in the grey area of law. Company A tries to operate fully legitimately as an actual ...
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GDPR Compliance With Invoices and Order in Database? [closed]

I'm currently working on completion of my first full stack web application and I'm making sure I have all my ducks in a row for GDPR and CCPA compliance. I understand that users have a right to both ...

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