Under Florida Statute § 784.048 Cyberstalking Statute, the legal definition of the word "cyberstalking" means to communicating with, or causing images, words, or language to be delivered to, a certain person via electronic communication or email, without a legitimate purpose, and that...View More
I’m being harassed online anonymously. They are not threatening me, just saying nasty things about my boyfriend. I have not responded to them telling them to stop nor have I blocked them or reported them on instagram yet. Can I directly file a civil lawsuit? Or do I need to file a cease and... View More
In California, you have the option to file a civil lawsuit for online harassment without issuing a cease and desist letter first. However, it's important to consider a few key factors before proceeding. Firstly, gathering evidence of the harassment is crucial. This includes screenshots or...View More
The legality of installing a camera in a shared space without informing all residents can be complex and depends on various factors, including state laws and the nature of the space. Generally, in the United States, the installation of cameras in private areas where individuals have a reasonable...View More
It's actually the 2 of them attached to my phone. I believe there sharing calenders and locations ect. He goes by his name and she goes by mine. I'll ask google my current location and it tells me her locations. One night it said I was about a mile from my house. So I pushed directions... View More
You need to hire an attorney who specializes in family relations law and regularly practices in your county. There is no magic bullet that the lawyers here can give you that will substitute for getting your own representation. If you wish to prove what you have alleged you will also need to hire...View More
If you're concerned about the security of your Google account and unauthorized access to your information, it's crucial to take immediate steps to protect your data. Start by changing your account password to something strong and unique. Also, enable two-factor authentication, which adds...View More
If your apartment was raided and your electronics were seized under a search warrant, it's understandable that you would want updates on your case. However, contacting the police officer directly may not be the best approach, especially if you are a suspect in the case. Police officers are...View More
If your domain name is marked as abandoned, it's crucial to understand what that means in the context of domain registration and ownership. Typically, a domain is marked as abandoned when it has expired and has not been renewed by the owner within the grace period provided by the domain...View More
"I am seeking legal counsel regarding a false accusation and subsequent account suspension on Preply, an online teaching platform. I have been employed with Preply for the past six years. Approximately 25 days ago, my account was blocked without due cause based on fabricated allegations from a... View More
Dealing with a false accusation and account suspension on an online platform like Preply is indeed a challenging situation, especially when it impacts your livelihood. Since Preply's headquarters are in Massachusetts, any legal action would likely fall under the jurisdiction of U.S. law,...View More
In your situation, finding a law firm that has experience in handling cybercrime cases is crucial. Law firms that focus on internet law, digital privacy, or cybercrime would be well-equipped to address the issues you're facing. When looking for a law firm, consider those that have a track...View More
Under Ohio law, specifically O.R.C. Section 1345.02, which deals with unfair or deceptive acts or practices, most businesses operating in the state, including AT&T's Internet division, are subject to these regulations. This law applies broadly to consumer transactions and is designed to...View More
I live in Cedar Springs, Michigan. I am a traveling coin and bullion dealer and am a registered LLC and would like to buy scrap gold and silver from the public. My registered business address is my home and I would be buying from the public (using cash) outisde of my home. Am I required to obtain a... View More
Under the Michigan Precious Metal and Gem Dealer Act, businesses engaged in buying precious metals and gems from the public are generally required to obtain a certificate of registration. This requirement applies irrespective of the business structure, be it an LLC, a corporation, or any other...View More
I stream on Twitch which is a platform where people can sub and donate to a streamer. I would like to run a giveaway for Christmas. To incentivize subscriptions, I wanted to give extra entries to those who subscribe to my channel. I know giveaways have to have a free method of entry. If I allowed... View More
In Colorado, as in many states, the rules governing giveaways (often classified as "sweepstakes") can be complex, particularly when involving both free and paid entries. The key legal consideration is ensuring that your giveaway does not become classified as a lottery, which typically...View More
There is a video of Bill Belichick at a home shirtless going viral on the internet. Would he have civil recourse against the person who released it if the person was the owner of the home that rented it to him or another person? He comes out of the home and remains on the porch for the duration of... View More
If an owner of an Airbnb releases a video of a famous person, like Bill Belichick, who is on the porch of their rental property, the legal implications can be complex. The release of such a video may raise issues of privacy. In general, individuals have a reasonable expectation of privacy in...View More
If your friends used your phone to send nude pictures without your knowledge or consent, it's important to understand that you could still face legal issues, especially if the pictures were sent to a minor. The fact that the pictures did not depict you might be helpful, but it does not...View More
I have received a cease and desist about a Facebook post I made pertaining to myself quitting an establishment along with the entire staff. Everything quoted in the cease and desist letter I have witnesses to who would gladly testify under oath. Do I really have anything to fear if they actually... View More
Under California law, a key factor in defamation cases is whether the statements made are false. If the information you posted is true and you have witnesses to corroborate your claims, this generally forms a strong defense against defamation allegations.
In Michigan, an email address is not considered a legal address in the traditional sense. A legal address typically refers to a physical location where legal documents can be served or where a person resides or conducts business.
An email address, while a valid form of communication, does...View More
I sell electronics. one of my customers wants to pay by giving me visa gift cards. I want to get the money off the gift cards. (my credit card processor doesn't let me swipe it on my credit card machine). can i buy on paxful.com BTC with the visa gift cards and then sell the BTC on... View More
Trading Visa gift cards for Bitcoin on platforms like Paxful.com and then selling Bitcoin for cash on Coinbase.com is not inherently illegal. However, it's important to be aware of and comply with the terms of service of both platforms. Also, be mindful of federal and state regulations...View More
Some desperado name carried requested I got Freedom act paper mailed to me and a ticket number for Sony music on my email address please I have victims of a lot of problems from Disney music private program
It sounds like you're dealing with a complex situation involving potential government agency infringement in the realms of music and art, possibly related to copyright or intellectual property issues. The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) of 1988 allows for the request of federal agency...View More
In the United States, if a gym or its employees used and shared your personal information without your consent, especially if it impacts your business or social media presence, you might have grounds for legal action. This could potentially be a breach of privacy or confidentiality, depending on...View More
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