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How can I get more than 10 years of transaction history from my bank?

Businesses only keep transaction data for as long as they have to For a live loan account they will keep transactions while the account is live and then for as long as local law dictates (it varies ...
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How can I get more than 10 years of transaction history from my bank?

According to GDPR, they are required to delete data when there is no longer a legal reason to keep it. It would be madness to do this manually. There will be automatic processes going through the ...
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illegally aquired information in Sweden

It most likely can be used (there is no "fruit of the poisonous tree" doctrine). Drawing on this analysis (I can't locate Nytt juridiskt arkiv 1986 online). (Rättegångsbalken, SFS 1942:740) Chapter ...
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Is escaping prison a crime?

Chapter 26 section 7 of the Swedish Penal Code points to a possible consequence of prison escape: If the sentenced person seriously violates the conditions for the serving of the ...
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Is this Intellectual Property clause over-reaching?

That is a very broad clause, broader than the default US rule for copyright, for example. (I know the question asked about the UK, I just happen to know the US copyright rule.) It would seem on the ...
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How can I get more than 10 years of transaction history from my bank?

But obviously, the bank does have all my old transactions in their real database. I don't believe for a second that they have actually thrown it away, or that they ever will. "Belief" gets ...
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Did Sweden really make it illegal to sell imported Nintendo 64 games (and *only* those) in the later half of 1997?

I've found Commission Decision 2003/675/EC which sheds light on what exactly happened here (more digestable press release here). Basically, there was a dispute involving Nintendo and its various ...
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Can I get sued for copying a 1973 Swedish film?

Under Swedish copyright law, a work such as a movie is protected for 70 years after the death of the "creator". It is unclear who the copyright holder is, but it has not been 70 years since the film ...
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Home Self Defense: Sweden

There are problems with the claims. In summary: someone that in Sweden acts to defend themselves while "in peril" when subjected to — or are in imminent risk of — a criminal attack, will not ...
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Copyright violation: Can a producer/film-maker file a lawsuit if one download a pirated version of their movie?

Literal Answer: Anyone can file a lawsuit for anything, doesn't mean you will win or that the judge will let it go as far as trial, but you can certainly file a lawsuit. Deeper answer: Yes they can ...
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Video recording with owners permission

According to this article, the Malmö Administrative District Court found that the intent of the user is immaterial to whether a camera is being used for surveillance, so even if that is not why you ...
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How to deal with major companies flat-out ignoring your contact attempts about serious bugs on their website as well as refunds?

What would be the most reasonable thing to do? Live with it. Oh, and stop breaking the law with your automated emails. Illegality on their part does not justify illegality on your part. Also, it’s ...
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Is it possible to renounce all responsibility for files on a web server? (Sweden)

People running web servers are generally liable for contributory culpability, when some user breaks the law by putting the material on the server. There are legal mechanisms for relieving the server ...
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Could the Swedish government require a VPN to start logging user activity?

A VPN operator has to follow the laws in the country where they operate. If the laws in Sweden say that a VPN operator must keep logs of user activity, then they have to keep logs of user activity. ...
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Swedish Government and GDPR

The examples you cite are all based on national law in Sweden and other Nordic countries. If you check GDPR Article 7(1)(e), you will see that processing is lawful if: processing is necessary for ...
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Home Self Defense: Sweden

as someone that lives in Sweden even tho i am not very knowledgeable about the law outside of the common scenes and such but i do know that planning on violence will not be the problem but rather ...
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Home Self Defense: Sweden

It certainly makes a claim of self-defence harder to justify. In Sweden, the law of self-defense (Swedish: nödvärn) allows a person attacked to excuse or justify a proportionate use of violence in ...
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Sweden, locked out of my flat share

First, I assume you mean that someone changed the lock and didn't give you a key. I also assume that you have the permission of the landlord or the local housing association for this subletting ...
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How to deal with major companies flat-out ignoring your contact attempts about serious bugs on their website as well as refunds?

Refund Just lodge a card chargeback claim with your bank for the value of the melon, attach the order confirmation/receipt, describe what happened. Not only you will get your money back but it will ...
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What is the priority of potential extraditions in Assange case?

This is both a legal and political question. All three countries have extradition treaties with each other. Citizens of a country are usually more difficult to extradite from that country, but ...
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What is the precise legal requirement for registering at an address?

In germany, registering a primary place of residence is important for voting rights, taxation, the issuing of identity documents, and other functions besides receiving mail. For these purposes, ...
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Publishing personal data obtained on a Swedish server - GDPR implications

I don't think that GDPR applies here. There are three actors: Alice, Bob, and the Platform. Bob published Alice's personal data through the Platform. Then, we have to consider who of them would be the ...
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Is this Intellectual Property clause over-reaching?

English law answer: That is a pretty badly drafted clause, at least with respect to how it would be viewed in an English court. Perhaps the clause is part of a larger section which sets out the scope ...
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Sweden, evicting a flatmate whose name is not on the lease

It does not matter that F2's name is not on the lease, what matters is whether F2 is a party to the original agreement. Whether or not the landlord knew of you and F2 living in the apartment is also ...
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How can it be legal for companies to send me random crap and then demand payment?

It isn’t legal If people want to send you stuff, they are free to do so. You don’t have to pay for it.
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Is it legal to film and record in public areas in Sweden?

Due to the Sweden's constitution, it's permitted to "film in public areas". However, systematic filming using surveillance cameras is prohibitted (or require special license). In case people ...
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Could the Swedish government require a VPN to start logging user activity?

Unless they provide your internet connection, they are at current not legally obligated to keep logs as the Electronic Communications Act only applies to isp:s (SFS 2003:389). However, if they keep ...
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