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"Not for individual resale" - really?

My understanding is that this isn't a contractual term, but rather a warning that the items don't satisfy legal requirements for individual sale. The seller and manufacturer likely don't care whether ...
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Can you use the Raspberry Pi 4 in your own product?

Yes. This is a frequently asked question on the foundation's homepage, and answered without ambiguity (source): Can I use a Raspberry Pi in a commercial product? This is a very common question, and ...
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Is it legal to resell products purchased from distributors?

There is nothing illegal with doing this (absent specific contractual terms or industry regulations to the contrary in particular cases, e.g. in the case of export controlled high technology products)....
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Is MCLeaks breaking the Minecraft EULA?

The section you quote as clearly saying a thing is not clearly saying the thing. However: you cannot pass on or resell any license keys seems to say a thing clearly. However, one could ...
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Distribute Sysinternals free console program with my shareware application?

From the Sysinternals Licensing FAQ: Q: May I distribute Sysinternals utilities in my software, on my website, or with my magazine? A: No. We are not offering any distribution licenses, even if the ...
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Is it enforceable to restrict publication of work created with my tool

You can license the use of your IP only for certain uses, for example (most commonly) "non-commercial". The general template of permission is "You have permission to ___ as long as you ...
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"Not for individual resale" - really?

At least in New Zealand (so id expect UK and probably USA as well) ”not for individual resale” is does not prevent or restrict a purchaser from reselling in any way. Its often used in vending coke,...
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Does copyright infringement by distribution have to be intentional?

That is intentional distribution. In this scenario, the uploader intentionally placed the file where they knew that others had access to it. This violates the author's right to control the "...
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Is it allowed to distribute images generated in DALL-E by OpenAI?

Copyright They don't assert copyright over the images, because under US law (and the laws of many other countries), they probably can't. Images and other content which do not involve significant human ...
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Can a researcher use YouTube videos to train a ML model?

The download/scrape would be a prima facie copyright infringement if the content is protected by copyright (most is) and not licenced for such use. This would be excused only if a fair use defence ...
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Do I grant ditto (music distributer) a free license?

I am fairly sure "the licences" should be read as a sum of these licences, as applicable: you hereby grant Ditto a license to translate, modify (for technical purposes, for example making ...
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Theft as Distribution of Software

Your problem arises from the question that you asked, in particular the fact that you didn't ask if actual theft is theft, you asked how GPL treats a particular act. GPL says absolutely nothing about &...
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How long can a fund take to distribute assets of funds to members?

Clearly it can't take forever, but there must be some limit, especially in the case of shares, whose value will fluctuate. When a publicly held company declares a dividend or distribution, it does so ...
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Is there a license that disallows a redistribution of a product, but allows its usage?

A license which merely permits use will not permit distribution. The one exception is that in some jurisdictions if a person (or firm) transfers a lawfully acquired and licensed program to another, ...
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Is there a license that disallows a redistribution of a product, but allows its usage?

Commercial software licenses are generally written by a lawyer working for the publisher. There are no ready-made texts you can just apply to your work, for several reasons, the most prominent of them ...
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Is it legal to sell hardware that downloads non-commercial software?

It is legal to sell hardware, but not legal to sell forbidden software even if burned into the hardware. The technical details of what you want to do are not clear (and irrelevant to this SE), but to ...
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