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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Internet Law, Civil Rights and Communications Law for Idaho on
Q: Installing custom firmware on public library computers.

I have a relative who works at a public library in Idaho. A patron was caught installing custom firmware on the public library computer, he was asked to leave and got aggressive, the police were called. The police told my relative that because no ones information was stolen yet, the patron... View More

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answered on Feb 5, 2024

If a patron was caught installing custom firmware on a public library computer, this action could potentially violate several laws or regulations concerning the misuse of public property, computer tampering, or unauthorized access to computer systems. Even if no personal information was stolen, the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Communications Law for Idaho on
Q: Can a company record customers calls without the callers consent or letting the caller know they are recording
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answered on Sep 22, 2023

In Idaho, it is generally legal for a company to record customer calls as long as one party to the conversation is aware of the recording. This is known as "one-party consent," and it means that the company can record the call without informing the customer. However, it's a best... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Communications Law for Idaho on
Q: Wireless providers suspending service then charging you for a dead horse

Contract Law 101 pacifically states to have a binding contract you must have;

2 people who both have something of value & are willing to exchange it Top 2 wireless providers that require a contract, if your monthly payment is not met your service is suspended/shut off. BUT continue to... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Sep 12, 2023

One party’s breach of a contract (for example, the failure to pay for a service) relieves the other party of its duty to perform (provide further service) until the breaching party cures his default (pays his bill). Again, basic contract law 101.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Communications Law for Idaho on
Q: Someone has texted me calling me very horrible foul names and has degraded my character and who i am as a person..

This person has attacked my character by texting me hateful things about who i am as a person and falsely accused me of harrassment and did not show up to court when i did to prove my innocence.. i have felt violated and humiliated and attacked.. What can i do about this? It has affected me... View More

Kevin M Rogers
Kevin M Rogers
answered on May 15, 2018

The person who texted you is welcome to say what they think about you, once. They don't commit a crime unless they text you again after texting them to "NEVER TEXT ME AGAIN." If they text you again, they have committed the crime of "disturbing the peace," Idaho Code... View More

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