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Can male guardians prevent Egyptian women from leaving the country?

As an unmarried adult Egyptian woman living abroad with a valid Egyptian passport, can my father/brother/... stop me, by law, from leaving Egypt after a visit there? I know I don't need to show a ...
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Is it legal to eat or drink on the bus (Singapore)?

In Singapore, is it legal to Bring food or drink onto the bus? Eat or drink on the bus? (I am referring to the public buses, so SBS, SMRT, Tower Transit, etc.) There is a law prohibiting eating or ...
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Is it illegal to publicly share technical information discovered by tinkering, if information is used to modify the device?

I recently bought a product, let's say a car, with limitations intentionally introduced to the design, for example an electronic speed limiter. Being a bit of a tinkerer, I messed with my model until ...
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How does insider trading law affect bitcoin exchanges?

The Bitcoin network is predicated on the premise that it is difficult to find 'low' hash values for a given input. This is an incredibly safe bet because of the way the algorithm is implemented - if ...
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Can I distribute instructions on how to extract a private key?

I asked this question over on the reverse engineering Stack Exchange but was told to post it here instead, even though I felt the question didn't really fit here. To recap, I'm writing some (open ...
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Liability for knowing about bribe offered by a channel partner

In the USA, anti-bribery laws prohibit a company from offering bribes or kickbacks to government officials. If a channel partner of U.S. company X offers a bribe, would X be hold liable if it knew ...
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Facebook vs GDPR - Private Messages I sent to others will never be deleted/erased from Facebook servers

I asked this question to Facebook: I would like to know how can I permanently delete private messages from both sides of the conversation. For example, conversations I had in the past with ...
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Are publicly available password dumps legal under GDPR

When a company gets breached by hackers, often the contents of their databases will make its way onto the internet. Sometimes this will include obviously personal information such as email contents or ...
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Legal aspects of Firebase Crashlytics SDK

Let's say we have a mobile app, where every user is associated with app-generated unique user id (ex. 57d2ef8b391277001aad7784). Having the uuid itself that's not possible to identify a user. ...
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Does a property given to a spouse in a first marriage still get shared in a death after a second mariage?

Does a property given to a spouse in a first marriage still get shared in a death after a second mariage that was out of community of property with accruals? Backstory A husband was married to his ...
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Do judges try to appeal-proof their decisions?

I've been reading a lot of judges' decisions recently, and I've noticed a type of comment that comes up frequently: comments that seem to only be provided in order to make it more difficult for an ...
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Can you operate a liquor service outside a prohibited area and make deliveries into the prohibited area?

There is one small holdout in Southern Alberta where prohibition of liquor is still in effect. Consumption isn't prohibited, but the sale of liquor is. There was even a recent plebiscite where the ...
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Law in History: Weapon Law in New York in the 1960s

While researching for a novel, I stumbled about an interesting legal point I can't answer on my own because I neither am a lawyer nor am in the US: How did the New York Law handle the possession and ...
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Is it legal to organize a female-only event, assuming the topic isn't gender-specific?

I've recently seen a few "female-only" lectures about technical topics, organized by companies that try to promote the presence of women in engineering. While I don't feel like I'm discriminated (...
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Can a UK retailer refuse full settlement of debt by a third party?

A person who is hospitalised and unconscious receives an outstanding invoice (of small value, say less than £50) from a UK postal retailer. A friend picks up the invoice, calls the retailer, explains ...

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