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You can’t do this LinkedIn ToS prohibit: b. Develop, support or use software, devices, scripts, robots or any other means or processes (including crawlers, browser plugins and add-ons or any other technology) to scrape the Services or otherwise copy profiles and other data from the Services; c. Override any security feature or bypass or circumvent any ...


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It seems like some law must have been breached during the sharing of this information? Possibly, even probably. The scrutiny of your personal account in order to glean personal data (your IP address) and then using that personal data to match accounts may contravene Recital 50 of the GDPR: The processing of personal data for purposes other than those for ...


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Please note that, while setting a link is not illegal in itself, you can still get in trouble depending on the material you link to. Also, the EU is not one single entity and it doesn't even make laws - it issues directives that the individual countries must turn into law, in their territory and embedded into their own legal framework. So, details can very ...


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GDPR is very specific about who the data controllers and data processes are, in a given process. By simply linking to a site, you do not qualify as either a data controller or data processor. https://www.gdpreu.org/the-regulation/key-concepts/data-controllers-and-processors/ A data controller is a key decision makers. They have the overall say and control ...


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It seems like some law must have been breached during the sharing of this information? No. A scrutiny of your pseudonymous account would reveal that you used it for advancing your own business interests. That use forfeits the protections for which the GDPR was intended. The Terms of Use very likely contain a provision to the effect of disclosing account ...


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Of course it's legal. Hyperlinking to an unaffiliated website in no way "determine[s] the means and processing of data." The person who makes these determinations is the person running the website. If I link to Microsoft's website, that doesn't give me any control over how Microsoft processes data on the website.


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After having looked at many cookie consent forms, of major companies and organisations, I've noticed an obvious pattern in how the design of the form is used to trick the user. Here's an example of the news website of the Belgian state-sponsored national broadcaster VRT: The list of additional cookies, and whether they are enabled or not is clear enough; ...


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If Metropolis is an infringing copy of Gotham you have no right to use it In effect, you are using Gotham and you don’t have a licence to do so. You can be sued.


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GDPR defines consent like this in Art 4(11): ‘consent’ of the data subject means any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject’s wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her; Further conditions on consent are ...


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There is a possible difference, but it is not clear what the outcome would be in case you got sued. The technical fact is that playing and transmitting sound by computer involves copying. 17 USC 106 says Subject to sections 107 through 122, the owner of copyright under this title has the exclusive rights to do and to authorize any of the following: (1) to ...


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Here is the form, for US District courts. It starts by saying YOU ARE COMMANDED to produce at the time, date, and place set forth below the following books, papers,documents, data, or other objects It is basically irrelevant how many nanoseconds it takes to obtain the data being subpoenaed. Legally relevant variables are (1) whether a motion to quash the ...


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No These are derivative works and making them is copyright breach. Doing this as a hobby or even for the entertainment of friends in private is likely fair use. Distribution or performance in public (monitored or not) is likely not fair use and you would need a licence. Here is a summary of the relevant law in australia.


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Because you equally can slice your piece of land into chunks, label them whatever known trademarked words and lease out. No reasonable person will perceive those chunks as actually associated with the namesake brands. Top level domains are no different to your chunked piece of land in that regard. People can pass by and see the domain names pretty much like ...


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Because trademarks have industry and geographic limitations I can’t find the trademark for Vanilla Coke, but this is the one for Vanilla Coke Zero. It says: Goods and Services Non-alcoholic beverages, namely, soft drinks; syrups and concentrates for making non-alcoholic beverages, namely, soft drinks And International Class 032 - Beers; mineral and ...


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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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