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Hosting instruction videos for a paid app on youtube

It should be allowed as long as you follow the terms of service of YouTube, and your app doesn't do illegal things.
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Consequential damages for copyright infringement?

usa I would strongly recommend against piracy... It's illegal. That being said in regard to ToS.. there are certain types of reverse engineering that ToS cannot legally prevent you from doing. Any ...
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Can I legally bypass software when their data is freely available?

You can definitely legally never use the manufacturer's software. But you need to consider: Whether, if you have used their software in the past, you agreed to a contract where you promised not to ...
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Publish a vocabulary list from a Korean Comic

The same principles as for word frequency lists should apply here. The set of words in a copyrighted work is a fact, not itself a copyrightable work. As long as you write your own definitions and you ...
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Are "Plex servers" as they seem to be commonly used actually illegal?

This is one of those "are kitchen knives illegal since they can be used to kill people" questions. Legally, handing out logins to your private streaming service is no different from simply ...
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Are "Plex servers" as they seem to be commonly used actually illegal?

australia Sometimes Format shifting for private use is allowed under copyright law since 2007. There are restrictions: the owner must make the copy, only one copy in each format is allowed (which ...
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Is it possible to have a CC-SA turn into a CC-ND

It's not clear to me whether you want to allow authors of derivative works to license them under CC BY-ND, if they wish to forbid further derivatives of their works, or whether you want to force them ...
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Is it possible to have a CC-SA turn into a CC-ND

No CC is a license that can not be altered by a licensor and still be CC in the first place, so you can not distribute your item under an altered CC license that flops from CC-SA to CC-ND. CC-SA is a ...
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Does acknowledging derivative works reduce the ability for a license-holder to seek legal remedy?

Does this reduce Alice's ability to sue Bob for copyright infringement at some point in the future (i.e., due to either some form of estoppel or because she's accidentally created an implicit license)?...
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is it legal to monetize a translation of a foreign song

Most copyright questions at this site are close. This one is not. Your work, in any of the permutations you suggested, would clearly infringe the copyright of the original song copyright owners as a ...
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