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Help with “Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License”

I have a dataset to be used for Data Science research. This dataset (will be referenced henceforth as the "Original Dataset"), is licensed (to the best of my knowledge) under CCA-NC-ND. I ...
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Is this “Works for Hire” language enforceable?

I am reviewing a job offer that includes this Works for Hire clause: Works for Hire During the term of your employment, you may create an idea, process, trademark, invention, technology, program, ...
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How to send a document restricting its spread?

I have a personal project I am working on and I wrote a detailed presentation of it, where I describe the internal mechanisms in a certain detail. I do not know how/if I will license it in the future, ...
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Disclosure obligations to employers: UK full-time salaried employee intending to take up additional paid employment 20% with a non-competing business

I recently started working full-time (i.e. approx 37.5 to 40 hours/week) in the UK as a permanent employee of a UK-based private organisation, with monthly salary paid through BACS to my UK bank ...
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Are judges allowed to lie?

Is it legal for a judge to lie? For example; if a judge tells a condemned prisoner that he will be hanged at noon on one weekday in the following week, but that the execution would be a surprise, and ...
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Are online stores supposed to state the true “order cost”/value of an order on the package/envelope for the customs?

I bought an electronic device for about £200 (GBP) from a UK online store to a nearby country where I live. When the package finally arrived, a few weeks later, it stated "£20" for the value ...
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Why and when did New York State decide to run grand jury investigations differently from US federal grand jury investigations? Other differences?

CNN's May 27, 2021 video 'Frustrated and concerned': Haberman reveals Trump's view of NY probe includes a short interview with "New York Law School professor and former Manhattan assistant ...
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Do pedestrians have the right of way in parking lots?

Consider a parking lot, such as this one: specifically, its one-way lanes. If a pedestrian is crossing them, does he have the right of way? If a car hits a pedestrian there, is there a conceivable ...
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How are US grand juries instructed not to 'indict ham sandwiches' if there is no judge or opposing counsel?

In the May 26, 2021 video How a NY special grand jury could impact Donald Trump CNN’s senior legal analyst and former federal prosecutor Elie Honig mentions the following in a background piece ...
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Under what law or authority does a homeless asylum seeker's lack of access to mail impose a duty on the government to electronically notice an alien?

...if any. An asylum seeker in the United States is not entitled to work unless, for no fault of his own, the government fails to proceed with a non-frivolous application for 180 consecutive days, ...
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Is repairing dealership cars in Ontario illegal without mechanics license? [duplicate]

I want to start a car dealership in Ontario, Canada. Some of the cars I will be selling will need to have minor repairs done that I can do myself to pass safety (brakes, oil, lightbulb, etc.). I do ...
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New York City- Tenant Rights

I have a question regarding tenant's rights under a leased property; I can't seem to find the answer anywhere online. What are the obligations of a tenant in a 1yr lease to provide notice of vacating ...
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Estate Administration - Evaluation Date for Securities

Suppose an estate has assets (stocks and/or cryptocurrencies) that will go to the primary beneficiary , but the second beneficiary gets a % of the estate (in cash). How does the estate administrator ...
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Does it violate HIPAA to ask if employees are vaccinated? [duplicate]

My new company requires their employees to wear a mask if they are not vaccinated from COVID-19. When I came in for my first day, earlier this week, I saw some people not wearing a mask, and I asked ...
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Do new VAT rules apply to gifts from non-EU countries?

I'm a Russian citizen and I'm going to send a gift to my friend from EU (Poland). I heard that after 1st July countries of EU get new rules of VAT, and they also mean, that now you must pay VAT, even ...
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Impact of GDPR on remote work outside of the EU (as LLC)?

I do remote work for clients in the EU. The legal foundation is a B2B contract between two EU legal entities, one of which is the client's limited company, the other my limited company. Since both ...
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Does NEPA currently categorically exempt satellite systems? Is there any legal basis to Viasat's request for the FCC to consider light pollution?

Space News' Viasat asks FCC to halt Starlink launches while it seeks court ruling says: Viasat formally asked the Federal Communications Commission to stay an April 27 license modification that ...
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What are the formal requirements to cite the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in U.S. courts?

I understand that there has been no attempt to broaden protections subject to civil rights in the U.S. on the grounds of human rights so there is likely no example for such a reference, but U.S. ...
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Can I possess a locked unloaded handgun at a campsite in a county park in California?

I thought I found the answer in California Firearms Laws Summary : "Unless otherwise unlawful, any person over the age of 18 who is not prohibited from possessing firearms may have a loaded or ...
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Is robbery a non-violent crime? Can police deliberately ignore robberies? Is it legal to violently resist a robbery?

I just came across the following facebook status. I cannot testify to its veracity, although given the SF DA policy not to prosecute quality-of-life crimes it sounds believable. Anyway, this status ...
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Can Bob be convicted by the US for viewing fictional child pornography hosted by a US site while viewing it in a non-US country?

The wording on the relevant legal literature confuses me. According to 18 US Code 2252: Any person who.. (2) knowingly receives, or distributes, any visual depiction using any means or facility of ...
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UK - Can contracts override property deeds

If a property is held 50/50 on the deed by two people, can a contract be written up to adjust the ownership based on further conditions? Is there a specific name for this? For Example: A home is ...
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Can an employer monitor employees off-premises?

Can an employer monitor employees off-premises or during activities not in course of their employment? Can they fix what people can do in their day to day life and activities in any way? For example, ...
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Who owns the rights to top level domains? [closed]

As it is already given in the title: Who owns the rights to the top-level domains? Especially top domains such as *.com, *.org but also national ones like *.us or *.fr. Is it, in the latter cases, the ...
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What is considered “production” of an illegal image?

Is a child sex abuse image considered “produced” by Bob if it was “received” or “viewed” on Bob’s computer? Does the computer displaying the image on Bob’s monitor count as him producing it? Or would ...
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Would it be illegal for Joe Biden to take back pardons issued by former President Donald Trump? [duplicate]

I've been wonder whether this would be illegal to do if Biden were to take back pardons issued by Trump. Does Biden have that authority to do so if he wanted to or would it be Un-Constitutional?
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Is selling alcohol from one individual to another for profit illegal without a license?

Consider this scenario: Joe works at a liquor store. Shortly before the store closes a potential customer calls in, and asks if Joe could purchase the products so that the customer can buy it off him ...
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Is it legal for a store to accept payment by debit card but not be able to refund to it, even in event of staff's mistake?

A store accepts payment by payment cards, including debit and credit cards. Refunds are allowed, however due to a technical problem refunds cannot be made to debit cards. Sometimes a refund is ...
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Lemon Law: May civil penalties be assessed for the damages more than once and each up to 2 times thereafter?

Hypo... Bob buys a vehicle for $20,000 with a balance on the new vehicle warranty from the manufacturer; however, soon finds out that the engine, the AC and the radio do not conform to the written ...
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If a law or state constitution is struck down as unconstitutional, is there an obligation for the legislature to repeal it?

When a court strikes down a federal/state law or state constitution as unconstitutional, can the legislature just leave that unconstitutional provision on the statute book as long as the executive ...
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Evidence Estoppel

It is in the interest of the courts to that Florida HOA records are accessible so as to ensure that it is possible to resolve difference before bringing them to an authoritative adjudicating body. ...
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Cat Grooming Incident

I recently took my cat to a groomer that advertises as being ‘cat only’ and even had a large sign on the front door that said ‘No Dogs’. When my girlfriend dropped my cat off she said there were two ...
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Is arbitration an “action or proceeding”?

Section 1681h of the Fair Credit Reporting Act grants limited qualified immunity to creditors, stating that: [...] no consumer may bring any action or proceeding in the nature of defamation, invasion ...
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Could a third party be forced to hand over data if it is headquartered outside the US?

In the run-up to Epic v. Apple, Apple as the defendant has requested information via court from several companies that while not involved directly in the lawsuit, could be relevant for making Apple's ...
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Who is responsible for ensuring that 18+ content is not shown to minors: the site or the user?

Websites generally want to prevent minors from viewing 18+ content, but if a minor does access the content, is the minor legally responsible or is the website legally responsible, and what are the ...
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What are the consequences for intentionally providing false information to an online site?

Suppose you provide a false name and birthdate to a site like Facebook or some other online site that requires accurate information. You do not make any financial transactions or impersonate anyone (...
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Any extreme circumstance when a substantially probably prevailing party can ask for some immediate injunction that they be provided attorney's fees?

Let's say, in California, a Forbes 500 multi-billionaire wrongdoer has engaged and continues to engage in such fraudulent and/or malicious and oppressive conduct that has made plaintiff and continues ...
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Can you be sued for getting COVID-19?

A contractor that we do a lot of work for has recently told all subcontractors that if an employee of any subcontractor gets COVID and gives it to any other worker on the job site they will be sued. ...
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“Or otherwise” in Copyright Agreement

I have an agreement presented by an employer that has the following bullet point: Employees are prohibited from using, exploiting, disseminating, or reproducing any intellectual work, in any form or ...
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GDPR - Are the typical lists of examples for personal data misleading?

Article 4 of the EU GDPR states ‘personal data’ means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); The explanation for the term ‘personal data’ as ...
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What international laws were broken by Belarus diverting a flight to arrest someone?

Belarus has been in the news for diverting a civilian airliner flying in their airspace (but not from or to Belarus) to arrest a prominent opposition activist. What laws were broken? My understanding ...
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Can a police officer be charged with despotism?

Can a US police officer be charged with despotism? Note: In Germany I heard it is possible
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What are the laws on taking a photograph in someone’s bedroom and posting it online without permission from homeowner?

Someone takes a photo of themselves in their friend’s bedroom, without their friend’s knowledge or consent, and posts it online. Some of the art on the wall is handmade by the friend, and was not ...
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Can consular security staff carry firearms in New York City?

Can the security staff (equivalent to the U.S. Diplomatic Security Service) of the various Embassies/Missions/Consulates/etc located in New York City carry (concealed) firearms as part of their ...
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Is or was it a law that people (or females only?) who get divorced have to “keep” their last names which keep on “building up”?

I have many times heard jokes related to females who have "long" names, such as "Marianne Doe Smith Swensson O'Reilly And More Last Names Go Here", suggesting that they have been ...
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UK law: compromising digital material - compelling someone to inform who showed them a naked video

A video depicting a friend, is allegedly circulating at my local pub which is embarrassing and demeaning to them, showing them naked, though not actually engaged in any relational activity. The person ...
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Can you import posts from Instagram?

I'm developing an app that users can connect to their Instagram account. Users will have an option to import their posts from their profile feed. With the user's permission, can I show posts from the ...
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If Bob has citizenship in countries A and B, and commits a crime in country B that is illegal in both countries, what happens?

Say Bob commits some first-time offense while living in country B, and is a citizen of both country A (let's pretend is the United States to help paint a more clear picture on jurisdictions) and B (...
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May i create a hosting agregator [closed]

I want to create an agregator web app that will allow users to find the best hosting provider by using a filter to search for specific features, plans, info that the hosting provider makes public on ...
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CC Non commercial software licensing and selling exceptions [closed]

(Originally posted to Open Source. I am programmer, not very good with legal stuff) I have created an app that I feel has potential and want to license it appropriately. It produces visual output ...

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