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Is the user agent string considered personal data?

I have a website. I would like to store the user agent string, current time and opened url (not the IP address or something else) in a database for each page visit to be able to build some statistical ...
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Can the “Promise of leaving country after studies”, part of a student permit request be used to refuse a marriage?

This question concerns Switzerland, but I suppose this can apply to many countries with similar rules. When a foreigner (non-CH or EU citizen) applies for a student (B) permit, this person has to ...
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Can a party decide that something that wasn't initially considered confidential, now is?

If I have signed a confidentiality agreement with an employer or client, can they provide me with information that would generally be considered non-confidential but then change their mind and require ...
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Can a reporter or journalist record your phone conversation without your notification?

In particular, suppose a reporter or journalist calls a candidate for public office and starts asking questions. Is the reporter allowed to record the conversation? If so, is he required to notify the ...
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What is the punishment for buying ammo after being involuntarily mentally hospitalized?

It seems to me this could be misdemeanor or felony but I'm not sure. So states have background checks which seems like the right answer.
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If a contract always uses the wrong name, is it still valid?

I was given a contract (NDA) that looks like it was from a template that was not retyped. My name is not stated anywhere on the contract, but rather someone else's name is on the contract. I do not ...
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Is onetoughnerd.me protected by the 1st Amendment?

I saw a website that appears to be making fun of Rick Snyder, and specifically his handling of the Flint Water Crisis and his Twitter handle. As the following log shows, it redirects to a URL ...
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Is ignorance of the law a valid excuse for not following emergency laws with no warning period?

Yesterday in Melbourne, Australia a State of Disaster was declared due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A new set of emergency laws came into effect, including an 8pm curfew, no travelling beyond a 5km ...
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What counts as a surrounded perimeter in Ireland?

According to the 2004 amendment to the 2002 Public Health (Tobacco) Act, which I believe is still legally binding, smoking tobacco is prohibited except in certain conditions. Among them are the ...
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Sharing ad revenue [closed]

My friend and I own a website which hosts fan-created content for a video game (character skins, etc.), and make around 800$/month in ad revenue, which we're splitting 50/50. To thank the people ...
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Are programming language names copyrighted?

Say I want to create a programming language with some name, but there already exists another programming language with the same name. Could I get in trouble (legal or otherwise) if I create another ...
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Therapist-Client Confidentiality and Limits

Is the Therapist-Client confidentiality valid even after the passing away of the client? Also if not what repercussions could a Therapist face for revealing such details after the said person had ...
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Audio Recordings as Evidence

I have many a times seen people deal with their Stock Brokers telling them to sell or buy shares and as the prices fluctuate quite quickly they don't have the time to get everything in writing. I once ...
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In France, can you lock out a squatter the way they locked you out?

This is specific to France (and maybe other countries, but I doubt that there is any other with such a surrealistic legislation like ours) In France, when someone breaks in to your house and stays ...
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What are the conditions for a police to lodge an FIR? [closed]

It's been more than 1.5 months since the alleged suicide case of Actor Sushant Singh Rajput but Mumbai police haven't filed FIR. What can be the possible reason behind this? Even if it's a suicide ...
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Criminal action for “accidental” property damage

I recently saw a story on YouTube about a family which had an issue dealing with a roofing company. The roofing firm somehow made an error about which house they were supposed to re-shingle and ended ...
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How long do a man and a woman live together before they are considered common law married?

How long do a man and a woman live together before they are considered common law married in Dallas, Texas?
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Is it possible to have a “future” settlement in case of divorce? [closed]

This is a shame question. But my spouse and I usually have conflict and the spouse wants to ensure we have an agreement in place for future potential divorce (e.g. money, kid..). It is the way the ...
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Does the hit and run statutes also apply for accidents in private property in California?

I know that a hit and run is a misdemeanor in California when there are only property damages, but does this also applies to a collision in a private property? How is a typical bump in a parking lot ...
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How does Judge Sullivan have standing?

As I understand it, Judge Sullivan is appealing a writ of mandamus in the Flynn case. As the Supreme Court has interpreted the Federal Constitution as having a case or controversy requirement that ...
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Statute of limitations trolling [closed]

Say I give someone a vehicle and have preexisting credit card credit that I use to buy it. Then, I want the vehicle back. Cant I just do this Tell a lawyer to buy my debt Lawyer sues me for ...
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Harper v. IRS and the third-party doctrine

On tax day 2020, plaintiff James Harper accused the IRS of obtaining his cryptocurrency transaction history from Coinbase without a warrant. Harper is claiming the IRS violated his rights under the ...
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Meaning of contract term “alone”

I am about to enter into a rental agreement. A section of the agreement reads: "The balance refunded alone the deposit" I am unfamiliar with the use of the term "alone" in this ...
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Examples of listing common software IP assignment agreements exhibits

I'm wondering if there are any examples of listing common forms of software assets for Exhibit A's in assignment agreements (like when purchasing or selling assets). For example, GitHub repositories, ...
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Technically, can the prosecutor have advocate? [closed]

I understand, probably for many of you, lawyers, the article you’ve read is ultimately crazy, but I just thought: if everyone is equal before the court, can prosecutor use the services of a lawyer (...
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How will Trump ban TikTok? And are there any restrictions on these mechanisms being arbitrarily applied to other companies?

Whats happening? Recently, the Trump administration has announced their intention to ban the popular social media application TikTok. The Trump administration claims this is on the grounds of national ...
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What are the options for non-americans to set up and operate a non-profit in the US? [duplicate]

Could it be done if you are not a citizen of the US?
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Licensing requirement for usage of win32com APIs through python package (pywin32)

For my project work testing, I want to use win32com APIs through python package (pywin32). Is there any license restriction for this? OR in other words what is the license clause if this python script ...
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Dual U.S./canadian citizen living in Canada who has never resided in the U.S. can vote or not?

I am a Dual U.S./canadian citizen living in Canada who has never resided in the U.S. but my deceased mother lived and was born in Michigan and i was told i could register to vote but all Michigan ...
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Can the law of a country be applied over a resident of another country? [duplicate]

Let's say for example that I am the resident of country X. I'm a hacker and I decided to hack into bank accounts of people from Saudi Arabia. However, Saudi Arabia has a law which prohibits hacking ...
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Why is the manufacturer of a wireless radio device responsible for preventing end-user modifications?

One of those things that irks me about the FCC regulations is that manufacturers are responsible for preventing, and can apparently be held liable for, end-user modifications to wireless radio devices ...
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Does the US president have the authority to ban TikTok?

Donald Trump, the president said that he wants to ban TikTok. Would such a ban violate the first amendment? If not does he have the power to act via executive order or does it have to go through ...
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If the US Supreme Court were to hold a US President in contempt, what could happen next? [closed]

What happens if the President defies a Supreme Court decision? Can he be found to be in contempt? What happens then? What enforcement actions can be taken, and who can take them? I am asking because ...
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Does the GDPR apply to the data subject's computers?

In this answer to a GDPR question about processing conducted by an app on the user's computer I wrote: The GDPR only applies to data processed by you on your computer. Any processing that happens on ...
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If not pictures are exchanged at all, is it ok to have sexual conversations with people who are over the age of consent in their country over phone

If someone 18+ in the US wanted to have sexual conversations with someone who was 17 in the UK (over the legal age of consent) So long as no pictures are exchanged would it be ok to write a "...
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Do countries that are not in the Berne Convention enjoy the benefits it provides?

The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, usually known as the Berne Convention, is an international agreement governing copyright, which was first accepted in Berne, ...
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Is informal written consent in the form of text-messages/email legally binding?

For the purpose of this question, let us assume the contract is for common goods and services. Lets say I meet a Plumber over some online marketplace (e.g. Facebook, Craigslist, etc) and he writes ...
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How do banks (in Switzerland and elsewhere) protect bank secrecy while adhering to government oversight?

Are banks in countries with strong secrecy laws (like Switzerland) letting the government see their account balances for oversight and tax compliance purposes? If so, wouldn't that defeat the purpose ...
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Is the statute of limitations fairly irrelevant? [closed]

For example, say someone suffers an injury that produces a neurological condition years later. Can the statute of limitations be extended basically indefinitely, up to the point the condition occurs? ...
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What is the exact meaning of this Article about loss of liability limitation?

The Article below comes from a Convention. I am confused about the exact meaning of its last part: A person liable shall not be entitled to limit his liability if it is proved that the loss resulted ...
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Why is a company allowed to change the number of shares it’s divided into after its IPO?

I read that even after an IPO, a company can change the number of shares that it’s divided into based on a board vote. What’s to prevent them from arbitrarily increasing the number of shares to raise ...
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Barrister in the UK

I have had an interest in taxation throughout my adult life, and I recently stumbled upon a position at a Chambers to do exactly that, and they also pay for me to become a Barrister. If I eventually ...
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Dominic Cummings Trip to Barnard Castle - Manslaughter?

The UK government's cheif advisor took a trip to Barnard Castle in the middle of a nationwide lockdown. A clearly illegal act. As a result of this, many people are choosing to flout lockdown rules ...
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Can I monetize a Pokemon themed App in Google Store

I have created a Pokemon themed app , and I'm going to upload it to Google Store but I have some doubts. I have two versions of the app , one free and another "premium" which costs 2$ , also ...
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Do the police have to kick someone out the house if the owner demands it?

I phoned the police to kick my in laws out the house after they started to take my furniture when they were only meant to take theirs (splitting up with wife). They came but refused to kick them out ...
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Use of the words “losses” and “damages” in an indemnity clause in a medical education course participation form

I'm a pharmaceutical translator, and I'm proofreading a Russian-to-English translation of a form to be signed by a participant of a medical education course. The text includes the following sentence: ...
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Under which conditions can a lawyer charge for services in Germany?

TL;DR Person A went through a ridiculous situation and now, almost a year later, the Person B who didn't bother representing her at the court is asking for the money. Situation Person A - client ...
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What if someone accuses another person of killing him in his last statement before death

Suppose, Person X has some minor feud with person A. If X sets himself on fire and accuses A of killing him (last statement before legal authorities) and later dies. Will last statement of deceased ...
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How to assemble the U.S. Green Card Application [migrated]

I'm new to the law Stack Exchange. I'm writing with a question on filing and assembling a U.S. green card application for USCIS. My husband and I are filing an Adjustment of Status application (for ...
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Practical limit to qualified immunity

Let's say the police are sued and the lawsuit is so costly or the settlement is so large they cant pay it. In that case would the doctrine of qualified immunity collapse because not only do the police ...

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