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In the "old days", consoles were pretty simple affairs compared to what we have today - largely manufacturers relied on the cost of the physical cartridges to ensure lock-in and control over the available games on their systems, along with copyright control over the documentation required to properly code against the system. Of course, it was ...


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This question concerns Dutch law. Specifically, the Wet op het hoger onderwijs en wetenschappelijk onderzoek ("WHW") is applicable, as well as further rules seth forth by the Board of your university. Pursuant to Article 7.10(2) WHW, a degree is completed once all study elements (individual exams) of the degree program are graded/completed, insofar ...


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It is not a bait and switch, nor false advertising. It might be a violation of contract, depending on the exact wording of the TOS or other agreement with the site. Probably not. "Bait and switch" refers to the tactic of advertising a specific product at a good price to draw one into a store (or to a site) and then claiming to be out of the ...


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Can a contract override your rights? In the broadest terms, that is exactly what a contract does: when entering a contract you give up rights that you already have (e.g. the right to keep your money) in exchange for something else (e.g. the right to use a service). For example, I have the right to live in a residential property that I own but if I lease that ...


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Can any terms of service prevent a customer from exercising any right at all? No. Many statutes provide that the underlying rights cannot be waived by contract. Accordingly, clauses that contravene such legislative protections are null and void no matter how explicitly those clauses purport to establish a waiver thereof. That type of legislative provisions ...


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What type of attorneys should I be looking for? You need an attorney with experience in contracts, website terms and user agreements; almost any attorney can draft such documents, but you can easily find one who has direct experience with website legal documents. Google in your area for business lawyers and call a few law offices; they will make ...


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Is it legal to literally purchase all of the ingredients in a product and make your own product with minor changes? Yes, this is perfectly legal. For example, there are several different brands of salted peanut butter that have the same ingredients, namely ground peanuts and salt. These brands are not infringing each other's rights.


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No -- unless you also violate their trademark or your version infringes on a patent.


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It sounds like you're not proposing purchasing the ingredients in Selsun Blue, but Selsun Blue itself. This changes the nature of your question. What you are making is more akin to a derivative work. First I want to address your use of the ingredients of Selsun Blue. While the recipe and ingredient list of Selsun Blue is not copyright-able, the means of ...


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The problem is you don't really have much standing in this case. To have any kind of legal claim against them or to force them to change behaviour you need to show some kind of loss. Other bus companies may be suffering a loss as passengers switch to fake "zero emission" transport. If you used such a bus because of the zero emission claim you might ...


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