Internet Law Questions & Answers

Q: Can a website administrator provide access to the relatives of an account member?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Internet Law for California on
Answered on Jan 17, 2018

Maybe. Is there a Power of Attorney, Guardianship, Parent-Minor relationship? What do the terms of service say?
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Q: my sister's fiance received a text from a number talking crap about my sister and me, how can i report this ?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Internet Law, Sexual Harassment and Libel & Slander for California on
Answered on Jan 17, 2018

You only report things that are crimes, like threats, or challenges to fights, etc. If someone wrote factual statements that are incorrect and that damaged your reputation, you might have a civil lawsuit. If so, you might contact an attorney to discuss details. Collecting from this kind of claim is in doubt, so I expect that you may not find an attorney who wants to help.
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Q: As a minor, what New Jersey laws protect my online privacy and to what extent can school search my online history/

1 Answer | Asked in Internet Law, Juvenile Law, Libel & Slander and Municipal Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Jan 12, 2018

Several factors can apply but most information posted on the web is public and you have no right to privacy for most public information. If you need more specific information you will need to take an appointment with a lawyer which most will charge you for.
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Q: I cancelled my order online, there taking a restocking fee, but won't pay back the rest. Is that illegal

1 Answer | Asked in Internet Law and Consumer Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Jan 12, 2018

The answer would depend on the terms you agreed to online when you placed the order which most people either don't read or just check.
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Q: What are my rights when it pertains to my husband posting revenge porn on his Facebook page?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Domestic Violence and Internet Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Jan 6, 2018

Assuming the TRO is limited to the assault, a non-consensual posting of sexually explicit photographs is a criminal offense at both the state and federal levels. You should contact a New Jersey Family Law attorney to get this resolved.
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Q: My ex husband & have 50/50 parenting .. however his mom and dad pick her up and communicate with me because he isn’t

1 Answer | Asked in Communications Law, Internet Law, Divorce and Child Custody for Ohio on
Answered on Jan 4, 2018

Do the terms of the parenting agreement allow anyone other than your ex to pick them up? If not, then you could refuse to let the g-parents take them. Do the kids stay with the g-paretns after being picked up, or with your ex? Review the terms of the parenting agreement with your attorney, or use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to review all the facts and advise you.
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Q: I'm looking to create an online course that shows people how to overcome panic attacks and chronic anxiety. Need advice.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Internet Law for Kansas on
Answered on Dec 29, 2017

Avoid plagiarizing copywrited materials. You need to include advice as to when a person should consult a therapist or doctor.
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Q: Is it against the law in tennessee to record the birth of child without the mother's consent (who happens to be a minor)

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Internet Law for Tennessee on
Answered on Dec 21, 2017

If you mean issue a birth certificate, then yes. The mother cannot opt out of having a birth certificate issued.
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Q: i am a sex offender recently released from a Penna. prison. I am now serving 5 years special probation and am being

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law, Gov & Administrative Law, Internet Law and Criminal Law for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Dec 9, 2017

It's not but the way around it is to get a modification of the order allowing you use of the internet however it will have to be limited, you will likely have to allow others access to your computer and any and all passwords you have so they can make sure you aren't useing this in an untoward way.
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Q: Hosting email for a company with potential of litigation hold, without any formal request for hold.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Civil Litigation, Communications Law and Internet Law for Montana on
Answered on Dec 8, 2017

Please elaborate your question for specific advice. Your question does not sufficiently explain what you want to know. You may have a case if direct family relation has a bar or ineligibility in their rules.
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Q: Can I sue school for wrongly implying that I bullied someone?

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law, Personal Injury, Internet Law and Libel & Slander for New Hampshire on
Answered on Dec 8, 2017

I don't see enough facts in this scenario to justify a lawsuit unless there is more, a good place to get someone in the school ranks to help you with any problems you may have may start with filing a complaint to your superintendent or to the person representing your district on the school board.
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Q: Should I turn in my 18-yr-old Indiana teen for sexting 16- & 17-yr-old boys? It's her 2nd time!

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Internet Law and Juvenile Law for Indiana on
Answered on Dec 4, 2017

If you pay for her phone, Take her phone.
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Q: Is there a way to remove dismissed lawsuit filings off Google searches?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Internet Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Dec 1, 2017

No the case and results are generally public records.
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Q: Can a government agency subject to Sunshine Laws in Florida delete a Facebook post?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Internet Law for Florida on
Answered on Dec 1, 2017

I see that you have not received an answer to your question. I am not sure if I know the exact answer, but my educated guess is yes, they can take down the post from a social media site. Was or is it a violation of the Sunshine law, I have no idea.

Good luck,
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Q: A personal injury lawyer for his client states that I am intentionally disparaging the client's business online. How?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Internet Law and Libel & Slander for California on
Answered on Nov 16, 2017

ANYONE CAN SUE ANYONE FOR ANYTHING AT ANY TIME.........THE QUESTION IS WHETHER ONE CAN COLLECT AND THEN WHETHER THE SUIT IS IMPROPER THUS ALLOWING THE OTHER PARTY TO SUE FOR DAMAGES.

IF YOU WERE TO SUE YOU WOULD GO TO SMALL CLAIMS COURT I WOULD SUSPECT
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Q: I'm considering developing an app that will use pictures and voice clips of celebrities. Am I in danger of being sued?

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Entertainment / Sports, Internet Law and Trademark for California on
Answered on Nov 16, 2017

If you choose the correct celebrity you can expect to be sued. California gives celebrities a "right of privacy." The law generally does not allow violation of rights just because the violator not want the "hassle" of obeying the rules.
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Q: Hello I would like to know what steps i can take , to get my 5 yr old childs picture off instagram .

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Civil Rights and Internet Law for California on
Answered on Nov 6, 2017

You need to ask this question of a New York lawyer, since you are in New York. Most California admitted attorneys are not licensed to practice law in New York and it would be improper of us to offer you legal advice in a location where we are not licensed to practice.
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Q: AD FOR RENT AT $500 WHEN I CALL PROPERTY OWNER THEY SAY NO ITS $600. CLAIMS DOESNT MATTER WHAT AD SAYS.

2 Answers | Asked in Internet Law, Consumer Law and Landlord - Tenant for North Dakota on
Answered on Nov 5, 2017

I'd let this one go. If I advertise bananas are $1 and you come to my store and they are $1.50, I was not necessarily obligated to continue to offer the advertised price.
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Q: I am in Canada does the class action re. The cruise lines and calling regarding the trip stilll apply. Also oxycontin ..

1 Answer | Asked in Admiralty / Maritime, Personal Injury, Intellectual Property and Internet Law on
Answered on Oct 31, 2017

No reason you can't join but the class will have it's definition of who is included. Contact the attorneys and ask them.
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Q: hello. what can be done in texas against online/social media assaults threats and defamation from an ex-girlfriend

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Personal Injury, Internet Law and Libel & Slander on
Answered on Oct 31, 2017

If they are threats the police may be involved. Generally it's harassment, and Texas may or may not have an internet stalking law. Talk to the police.
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