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All this computer related stuff is really irrelevant. What is relevant is that he was supposed to fix a device of yours, and damaged it in the process. Usually you have the right to get your device back undamaged, and fixed, so it is most likely that the store is responsible for fixing your computer free of charge, this time properly. Anti-hacking laws ...


On the face of it, this is blatantly illegal copyright infringement, for which there are legal remedies. However it is impossible for us to know whether you have inadvertently released the software into the wild, not understanding the terms of use for the website. Since the site does seem to prevent passers-by from freely downloading files and they do charge ...


You are probably referring to the following clause in Apache License, Version 2.0: Submission of Contributions. Unless You explicitly state otherwise, any Contribution intentionally submitted for inclusion in the Work by You to the Licensor shall be under the terms and conditions of this License, without any additional terms or conditions. ...


It's also possible that it's a form contract and they just plug and play the names. If there are parts of the contract that you don't like, or you want spelled out better, ask for it. Hopefully you have an attorney reviewing it on your behalf - it may cost you a little money, but it would certainly be worth it if things went poorly.


The implication is that it makes you and your company liable for the obligations of the contract. If something goes wrong and your client wants to sue you, they can sue either or both people - putting your personal assets (home, car etc.) at risk as well as the assets of your company.


From your client's point of view, they want you personally to do the work and they are presumably paying accordingly. If they merely contracted with your company for the work then you could subcontract the work out to someone else with much lower qualifications and pocket the difference. The wording is intended to stop that. You need to decide what happens ...


You have two downvoted answers here. One of them is actually correct, one is nonsense. Question: Which one? Answer: Doesn't matter. If you provide this service without getting advice from a competent lawyer first, your risk is much too high. Making the wrong decision (either giving up on a good business idea without reason, or providing a banking service ...


Sounds like you’re providing a (limited) banking service If you are, you will need a financial services licence and to comply with all relevant rules such as reporting and anti-money laundering.


There is such a law, full text here. Under the Anti-Spam law, you cannot install software on another person's device without express consent, if this is "in the course of commercial activity", see §8(1). This seems to have generated a small meme about computers no longer working, but not justifiably so. Section 8 lists cases where express consent is ...

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