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Legal Requirement for Website Footer

Is there a legal (not seo- or usability-related) reason you have to have copyright or legal information in a site footer? [more inside]
posted by Pacrand on Apr 19, 2016 - 3 answers

Legal precautions for running a website with user-submitted content

So, you create a small website, say a Wordpress/Wordpress-style community blog, and give some friends/aquaintances the right to post (images, text, links). User Joe Jackass decides to post something illegal. What are the legal ramifications for you? [more inside]
posted by hypercomplexsimplicity on Apr 14, 2016 - 5 answers

If I had a photograph or two: Fair use of product photos on review sites

I've had an idea for a product review site and am trying to discern whether product photographs can be legally reproduced on the website, from where fair-use photographs should be obtained and how, if at all, they should be attributed. [more inside]
posted by Halo in reverse on Oct 27, 2014 - 8 answers

Website ownership - who can get sued?

Building (and purchasing) a website for a friend's company in Africa - am I legally responsible if his company gets sued for something unrelated to the site? [more inside]
posted by cavs33 on Dec 7, 2012 - 5 answers

Streaming MP3s and DMCA

Is it considered copyright infringement to stream an MP3 on a web page for promotional purposes? No download etc, just streaming. [more inside]
posted by ascetic on Apr 17, 2012 - 16 answers

Would it be illegal or just rude?

What are the legal/copyright/douchebag implications (if any) of registering a domain name that is already a username on a free blogging platform? Yeah, yeah, you're not a lawyer... [more inside]
posted by nataliedanger on Jan 2, 2012 - 11 answers

Electronic John Hancock

What's the best way to handle an electronic signature on a website-hosted submission form? [more inside]
posted by fijiwriter on Oct 20, 2011 - 2 answers

What is my legal responsibility when allowing users to either transfer online images to my server, or creating hotlinks to online images?

What is my legal responsibility when allowing users to display images on my site that are sourced by the user either transferring online images to my server, or creating hotlinks to online images? [more inside]
posted by ben5757 on Feb 14, 2011 - 1 answer

DMCA takedown notice... What do I do now?

My webhost just got a DMCA takedown notice for my site. One catch, my site wasn't hosting or in anyway linking to the alleged content. What now? Please help. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 7, 2010 - 15 answers

How/why is the US Postal Inspection Service involved in website forfeiture?

Why would the Postal Inspection Service be involved in the seizure of a website found to be in violation of laws? [more inside]
posted by olaguera on Sep 8, 2009 - 3 answers

Multilingual job listings required?

Discrimination filter: Must a company which has both an english and a spanish version of its website have job postings in both languages? Details follow. [more inside]
posted by Aleen on Aug 10, 2009 - 7 answers

Does my simple for-pay website need a privacy policy and terms of service?

I'm building a simple web app/service, but storing very little sensitive user information. Do I need a Terms of Service document and a Privacy Policy? [more inside]
posted by inkedmn on Jan 7, 2009 - 6 answers

Reproduction of this coupon is expressly prohibited

I am curious about the legality and feasability of starting a website/database where people just put in the barcode numbers of coupons to share them. [more inside]
posted by GregX3 on Sep 1, 2006 - 14 answers

Terms of Use help...

is there a standard "terms of use" that i can use for a website that should legally cover use of my website. [more inside]
posted by tnai on Nov 10, 2005 - 4 answers

Legal issues in reviewing doctors online...

A question about the legal issues involved in setting up a site similar to epinions, only for physicians rather than products... [more inside]
posted by greatgefilte on Aug 19, 2005 - 5 answers

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