Rhode Island Copyright Questions & Answers

Q: Webmaster of local news website declined to remove an article on my DUI charge. May I work with arresting officers?

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI, Employment Discrimination, Copyright and Internet Law for Rhode Island on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Daniel P Leavitt's answer
What do you mean when you ask if you may work with arresting officers?

Q: Can I get legally charged for reverse engineering an application and posting statistics presented in the code?

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jan 13, 2017
Brian Lehman's answer
The answer is, as it oft is in the law, maybe. First, let's clarify some terms. Only the state or federal government "charges" you and they do so with criminal laws. Everyone else is merely a witness to the crime, at most, which is legally committed against the state. That is why it is "The People v." the defendant.

In civil cases, you are sued by a private party for violating civil laws.

Here, the Warframe game may have a set of "Terms and Conditions," which you may be...

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