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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, International Law, Internet Law and Immigration Law for District of Columbia on
Q: What legal pathways or considerations should I be aware of to still work for my online business from the Bahamas after t


I am currently on an OPT visa in the United States, running my online business which is incorporated in the U.S. As my visa is about to expire, I would like to explore options for continuing to operate my online business from the Bahamas, where I am a citizen. What legal pathways or... View More

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

As you prepare to transition from the U.S. on an OPT visa to working from the Bahamas for your online business, it's crucial to address both immigration and business operation considerations. Firstly, ensure your business complies with U.S. laws regarding foreign operation. This includes... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Internet Law, Libel & Slander and White Collar Crime for District of Columbia on
Q: if someone were to make deepfake of both video and audio version of me, would that count as impersonation?

if somebody, were to make deepfake videos, and deepfake audio of me, with the intent of malicious intent of harming my reputation, would that count as impersonation?

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on Apr 17, 2021

It might be many things, depending on the facts. First, DC and Virginia are "one-party" audio recording jurisdictions, where only one person (the recorder) needs to consent to it, unlike in Maryland where it is illegal to make an audio recording of someone else without their actual... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Entertainment / Sports, Internet Law and Intellectual Property for District of Columbia on
Q: Is it a copyright infringement having a puppet sing a line from Whitney Houston song in a video for a nat'l contest?

The video will be posted on social media and the winner will receive scholarship money for college.

Donovan A Rodriques
Donovan A Rodriques
answered on Aug 31, 2017

It probably is. You should get clearance first. Best of luck!

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