I believe the game uses deceptive practices to confuse and trick players into purchasing things that seem like a good buy but in reality it almost always a terrible buy. They usually show a box containing like 10 items and they tell you that you have a random chamce at one of the items. But... Read more »
The beauty (and more often, the detriment) of our American legal system is that anyone can sue somebody for anything -- the more pertinent question to ask here is: Do I have a *legitimate* lawsuit against this mobile developer for their allegedly unfair/deceptive business practices? To that, the...Read more »
My question would be am I allowed to take my own in-game screenshots and use these images on my websites to avoid copyright infringements or violations? I have scoured the internet to find a reasonable and safe way to use images from big game titles. If this is not allowed are there any way... Read more »
You will need permission from the gaming companies to use images of their game that you are using in a promotional context. Taking screenshots from your own game and then using them for commercial purposes is not advisable.
I am a small business owner and sell a product for $150 which my customers are very happy to get. If I wanted to (without any additional purchase required) do a Customer Appreciation Giveaway to 3 out of every 200 customers of mine, would I be breaking any laws? As far as I can tell since I would... Read more »
Just avoiding the use of the words “raffle” and “sweepstakes” doesn’t help your situation one way or the other. The law would look at the way the contest operates. If people have to buy something in order to get a chance to win, it’s generally considered a lottery, which only the state...Read more »
Albert Einstein's image has been established as a protectable property. It is likely that a license would be required. The cost may fit within your margins and may make the game more desirable. One prudent course is to engage an attorney to contact the rights proprietor.
This was a wealthy Youtuber who offered $10,000 USD as a prize to the best video made to fit a hashtag. He gained millions of subs and earned millions of dollars in AdSense revenue from the contest but kept the money. When another creator called him out, he made a poor excuse for deciding not to... Read more »
To the extent that the question lays out facts, it appears that you created the images as part of your employment. There is a good chance that the employer owns the copyright in the images. You may wish to ask the employer if you can use the images along with an acknowledgement of the...Read more »
Basically, I used the song for inspiration for characters, setting, and plot. The reasons, some events, names, and everything else will be from my imagination. And some characters will say some lines from the song word for word in conversation (not song). I will not have the actual song sung... Read more »
I am planning on creating and eventually monetizing a video game blog. I would like to include images of the video games I write about, however I'm not sure if that would be copyright infringement. I would appreciate is someone could tell me if this is allowed. Thank you.
This may qualify as an exception if you're writing comments and critiques about the games, and if you're providing attribution to the copyright holder. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an...Read more »
If an online company that sells bundles of digital keys for games would say, that they can revoke the digital keys at any time if they find out that the customer (buyer) has been selling the products further or if they just suspect him doing so, could they revoke the keys without refunding the... Read more »
It depends on the agreement in the Terms of Service re: this particular issue. If reselling is a violation of the TOS and the remedy is agreed as you note, then there may not be a problem, but it seems some evidence of the violation is required here. More details are necessary to provide a...Read more »
The game is Minecraft and I'm using someones code for a minecraft server that brings in alot of revenue and now the owner of that code who is threading to sue me. To sum things up the code was developed for minecraft servers performance but he doesn't have any affilation with microsoft or... Read more »
See my answer to your identical question. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my...Read more »
I know that roms are a illegal downloads and Emulators are part of the free trade act and are fine to download or share as long as you dont profit from it. They would be buying the disk off me for correct setup files, easy install and download sites that are safe and not damaging to your pc... Read more »
If all you're offering is a set of website links, I see no problem here; but you may want to use a release and waiver to try to avoid liability for any damages or legal violations. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial...Read more »
casinos playing age is 21 but ive played here before and never been asked for id, ive cashed out chips many times before but since this was a jackpot i had to hand them my id, i said i forgot it and have a voucher to go receive it at any given time. I want to know if i can claim my money or not,... Read more »
If you were playing illegally at the casino because you were underage, I see no basis to claim the winnings. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials,...Read more »
Can I sue a online gaming company for about $1250 (low ball estimate) I've spent in a decade and a half playing it? Today I was Permanently Banned for a first time offense of offensive language. The company headquarters is located in California.
I had my third seizure this year at a local Indian casino. The first two times they called EMTs. This time after finding me laying face down on a dance floor they arrested me instead and called local deputies and both parties physically hurt me. What can I do now ?
California court decisions have held and continue to hold that the California judicial system is not available to resolve gambling debts. However, you will have to consult with an attorney because the question you ask may not be as simple as that. Was the debt incurred on-line? At an Indian casino?
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