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Is wiki vandalism illegal?

There are some problems with this kind of vandalism, one of them clearly that the internet is international and vandalism can be performed from everywhere on servers everywhere in the world. And so it ...
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Laundering between different jurisdictions

"Money" doesn't go to prison. Using money whose source has been concealed in the U.S. is what the crime of money laundering is. Money hasn't been laundered until you try to pass it off as ...
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Is it legal to live in the woods in the USA?

The question is about living on land that is not owned by a private individual in the USA, and is not designated as a state park or designated wildlife refuge, which have more restrictions. It's not ...
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Do I need permission from the media company if I want to write a news article from the same topic, using the original article as the only source?

Copyright does not protect facts. If you use the media article as a source for facts, but restate them in essentially different words and with a different organization, you need no permission. ...
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Commissioned a logo that contains a stock image, can I still trademark it?

Not only can’t you trademark it, you can’t use it The original logo is covered by copyright which belongs, prima facie, to the original artist. It doesn’t matter that they are based in Russia; Russia ...
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Landlord charging fee for pets we don't have

The relevant law is RCW Ch. 59.18. The first thing is, a landlord can't charge anything that is not specified in the lease. The landlord can require a pet damage deposit, in case the pet does provable ...
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Is it illegal to ride a drunk horse?

In the states, with its wild patchwork of law and regulation, it may be very hard to say that there aren't specific statutes that would apply. But under the normal discretion an officer and the courts ...
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Possible change of state of residency, questions?

I just put in for a transfer to another location my company has there and will transfer back to my original location when we move back. I don't believe I should have to go and change my state of ...
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Is it legal to use a laser to protect privacy vs. CCTV camera?

It's illegal to (temporarily) break an item The commercial car park owner may not aim the camera at Alice garden. However, even if it does so, breaking the camera or damaging it is still illegal - as ...
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