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1 Answer | Asked in Gaming and Internet Law for Alabama on
Q: Despite a no-refund policy, is it legal to refuse a refund for underperforming cloud gaming on gigabit internet?

My connection is perfect, yet the cloud gaming software almost makes me sick it's so laggy. I can use other cloud gaming software just fine. They are refusing to refund me, even though I've proven the issues exist. Is it legal to deny a refund? If so, which law? They are based in France,... View More

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answered on Feb 28, 2024

In situations where a product, including cloud gaming services, underperforms despite the consumer having the necessary technical setup, the legality of refusing a refund can be complex. It largely depends on the terms of service agreed upon at the time of purchase and the consumer protection laws... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Entertainment / Sports, Gaming and Intellectual Property for Alabama on
Q: Can I add 3rd party IP characters to my copy of a video game?

I play a video game that allows for modding, meaning you can add, remove and/or augment most things, from character models to game mechanics.

I want to add 3 fairly popular movie characters to my game and also make YouTube videos and have live streams with them included.... View More

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answered on Jan 21, 2024

Modding a video game and adding 3rd party intellectual property (IP) characters can potentially raise legal issues. Using popular movie characters without proper authorization may infringe on copyright and trademark rights held by the owners of those characters.

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1 Answer | Asked in Gaming for Alabama on
Q: Based on Alabama statute Section 8-1-150 -can i recover the losses we accrued at an illegal gambling establishment?

Illegal gaming/gambling establishment in bessemer al, at 1317 eastern valley rd known as “valley bingo”, operator name unknown, aka “Moe”, believed to be short for Mohammed. Full name unknown.

Nelson Craig Johnson
Nelson Craig Johnson
answered on Aug 4, 2021

It appears as though you could potentially recover losses based on this statutory provision; however, I did not find a case where that statute had been used to do so from an illegal gambling establishment. I am also not sure of the legal ramifications (in a criminal context) for admitting to... View More

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