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If a user posts illegal content on a service hosted by an entity, who is liable?

(Not an expert) The user who posts the content is liable. Popehat: Deplatformed: Social Media Censorship and the First Amendment So, to address these issues, Congress passed Section 230. It’s been ...
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What's to stop domain registrars from price gouging renewals?

It's possible, you have to read your contract carefully. Some providers market themselves mainly as a hosting provider, and give you a "complimentary" domain name registration. The monthly ...
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What's to stop domain registrars from price gouging renewals?

In addition to the answer from @user71659, If the answer to Q1 is "Yes", how do big companies (e.g., Google, Instagram, YouTube, etc.) avoid getting exploited like this? Surely they have ...
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What's to stop domain registrars from price gouging renewals?

This is actually a common business model, with little to no recourse in practice It's not uncommon to have to pay hundreds of dollars for a domain that cost you a few bucks to renew a year earlier. ...
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What's to stop domain registrars from price gouging renewals?

Domains can be transferred between registrars. If a registrar is overcharging or providing poor service, the owner has the right to transfer the domain registration to a competing registrar. There are ...
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Billed as a result of automatic renewal, can I, as a EU citizen, get my money back?

In the european-union, under the Consumer Rights Directive 2011/83/EU, there is a 'right to withdraw' or 14 day cooling-off period for distance and off-premises contracts (Article 9). There are ...
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Billed as a result of automatic renewal, can I, as a EU citizen, get my money back?

It sounds like they informed you of the details of the contract and you agreed to it, so I don't see why you wouldn't be obligated to pay them. One general idea is the two week return policy in the EU,...
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