Questions tagged [legal]

For questions related to legislation and laws.

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Cases where open data has been removed?

I'm looking for cases where data (including software) that once was open is not anymore, or was not for periods of several months or more. I can imagine several scenarios for this, including ...
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Do you know a technique for text mining judicial decisions?

I'm trying to find a method to mine sepecific informations in judicial decisions (judge's name, court, area of law and neutral citation number[canadian way to cite decisions uniformly across the ...
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Creating audio fingerprint database

My company has created unique audio fingerprinting system that we use to detect music and advertisements on radio and TV (among other uses). So far, we are used to dodging all requests for database ...
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Ownership of US county property tax/assessment data?

I'm in the process of building a not-for-profit site that will aggregate current and historical property tax data for all counties in the United States and serve it via a REST API. A problem I've ...
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Is it legal to publish under CC-BY-SA a picture of a recent sculpture in Japan?

I took this picture of a sculpture in Japan: (size reduced) Would I violate any law if I publish this picture under Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0? Solid references required (law/decree texts), thank ...