Someone called me pretending to be a Social Security officer and claimed that my SSN was linked to drug trafficking, money laundering, and that there was a warrant out for my arrest. He had an accomplice that spoofed his caller ID to make it look as though he was calling from my local Department.... Read more »
Probably not. Thousands of gullible Americans fall prey to "get rich quick" scams like this every day of the week. If you have the name or any other information about who any of these scammers are--or the names of the banks involved--there are experienced lawyers who can try to trace the scammers...Read more »
Getty Images claims to just be the host(although they are the ones licensing and selling the images) :University of Southern California"image library is the contributor and supposed rights manager.i would be grateful for your help in removing these painful and traumatic images removed as soon as... Read more »
A good start would be having an attorney draft a simple but effective “cease and desist” letter, accompanied by a DMCA takedown notice to Getty Images. I would be happy to assist. Shoot me an email and we can discuss: firstname.lastname@example.org
I'm a UK Citizen that has never entered Canada before. I've been contacted and questioned but not charged by Police Scotland due to a warrant being issued for my arrest in Canada involving a dispute with a long distance relationship I had with a female from Canada. I'm not entirely sure what the... Read more »
The company the 100K customers contracted with is called AlphaRacks. AlphaRacks contracted with a company called QuadraNet to provide the actual computer servers. Those two companies have some type of dispute. Without warning on 5/16/19, QuadraNet disconnected access for all of AlphaRacks... Read more »
The only way to solve this problem is to read all the written contracts made between the two warring companies and then read all the contracts made between you and whichever company you had a contractual relationship with. If you think there is a class action hiding in these facts, hire a lawyer
I called dispatch and gave my name. I then created an anonymous email account and contacted city council. A police officer wrote back (CCing the city council) and addressed me by name, which was given to police dispatch. is this legal? I feel that I’ve been targeted unfairly and the officer had... Read more »
That sounds like breach of IP rights, including copyright. Typically a Cease and Desist letter is the first step. What damage has been caused to you as a result? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an...Read more »
Copyright Act sets civil statute of limitations to 3 years and criminal proceedings statute of limitations to 5 years. (U.S. Title 17 Section 507). You will not be sued under Copyright Act. Whether there is a state law in California that has an unusual statute of limitations exceeding 18 years,...Read more »
i am now a international student as a freshman study in UC Davis. And last week i got a email about a offer of part time workspace, i went to the email and talked with the people who handle the email, and he did not tell me his real name. But i (just too curious that time) trusted him, and he gave... Read more »
The PlayStation messenger system does not have a means to delete already sent messages. PlayStation support refused to delete my messages containing personal data during a chat request. Their EULA/privacy documentation seems vague and doesn't quite explain this as far as I could understand it, and... Read more »
Your personal data, in all likelihood, belongs to Sony. As a result, you are asking if there is a way to force Sony to delete its own property, which you consented to it giving to it. I doubt that is possible.
If the account has no information pertaining to the admin who runs it, and a cease and desist email is recieved, and the account does not cease, what course of action can a corperation take against aforementioned admin if they do not have access to the personal info of the admin.
If there are grounds to file suit, a lawsuit can be filed, naming "Doe" defendants. With the proper foundation, a subpoena can be served on the social media company to reveal the account holder's information. Then the account holder can be added into the lawsuit. Note, a corporation can not...Read more »
The agreement was for app development. However it was not usual. I agreed to accept 25% of the contract while the remaining balance is to be paid once the project gets funded. The client stated that they own the intellectual properties of the idea and that it is legally "clean". A few months into... Read more »
If the owner personally made a material misrepresentation, then yes, you would be able to sue him or her personally. I recommend speaking with an attorney would has handled these type cases in your state.
Hello! Is it legal to publish our news site the transcript of secretly made conversations of a child molester by his relatives (which is a Exhibit and main Evidence in Superior court in California)? We did redact all the personal information of victim and her parents, but the name of Defendant (who... Read more »
The team of moderators singles me out for ridiculous things, banning me, and allowing other users to harass me, by not holding other users to a similar standard. The website has 1 paid employee, and the moderation team is made up of volunteers. The organizational structure is set up so that if you... Read more »
Unless you are being discriminated against based on your age, race, ethnic origin, nationality, disability, gender, sexual orientation, political affiliation, etc., then there is no legal remedy for people being mean to you. Take your business elsewhere.
Can I use public locations in my ebook without permission? For example, state parks, building fronts, local parks, schools, etc. No people are shown in the photos I'm using from whom I haven't gotten permission, but I'm wondering if someone could sue me if they're an owner of the location and I'm... Read more »
You are free to describe and take photos of public locations (state parts, local schools, etc.). Ownership of real property does not include the right to exclude others from taking photos of the property.
Regarding fair use the the term "educational purposes" is included in the exemptions. Are teachers or schools only allowed to use this term? How about the regular website owners,users, or bloggers that are posting things that can be considered informational or educational? (Ex: website that post's... Read more »
Most likely it is not fair use to take someone else's image and use it in a blog, even if the purpose is to educate people. An attorney would need to evaluate the entire website to give a confident answer though.
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