websites – What kind of (legal, moral) service would people pay me Bitcoin for?

I’m desperately trying to make money. I barely have the energy to type this, but I need to press on. Bitcoin is the only feasible option left for me.

I’m trying to determine some kind of web service, e-mail service or some kind of database/system involving some sort of data processing by me which is valuable to others, and which would make them want to pay me Bitcoin for.

I have no idea how I’m going to be able to market it, and I don’t even know what I could possibly provide that anyone would actually want to pay for. Bitcoin people seem extraordinarily difficult to convince, probably because they are more intelligent than the general public.

Of course, there is no shortage in my head of “random ideas” which “would be fun”, but I’m way past that point now where I can afford to do things because they are “fun” or “interesting”. I need something which people want and which I can provide.

One major issue is that I’m so painfully different from people myself, so nothing that I would like myself is of any interest to others. Besides, since I’ve never had money to spend, it’s hard for me to know what others would pay for. It seems like they pay for all kinds of stupid things, but that’s likely due to the sellers’ ability to market their stuff to large numbers of not-very-smart people.

I’m not expecting you to reveal your secret trick to make money. I’m requesting reasonable ideas of reasonable services that somebody reasonably intelligent can come up with. Feel free to brainstorm, as long as you take this seriously. Because I certainly do. My future depends on coming up with something very soon.

legal – Door step photography photo rights release

You always own the rights to any photograph you take. That is clear & without doubt.
The issue comes down to whether you have clear right to use an image of a person or building for commercial purposes.

You’re going to have to ask permission, and if you want to use the photographs anywhere professionally/commercially, you’re going to need written proof that you asked. A signed release cannot be revoked under ordinary circumstances.

If someone refuses to give consent, then you are on shaky ground as to whether you even had the right to take the photograph in the first place.

Photographing unidentifiable people in public, you can often get away without a release – until you want to sell through one of the stock photo libraries online… then they’ll not take your work without one. The law may say one thing, but the online stock photo organisations want their a$$es covered legally in all circumstances.

People on their own doorsteps provide two issues – you need a model release for each person in the photo, as they will be clearly identifiable, & you will also need a release for the building they’re standing in front of, for similar reasons of identification & also that you are not on public property.

You can claim to be a photo-journalist if you’re not standing on their property, but that won’t get you far if you want to publish commercially.

So… get release forms signed.

Some resources –
Format – The Ultimate Guide To Photo Release Forms [international, general guidance only]
Royal Photographic Society – specific UK-law model release

For any further details, consult a lawyer.

Are card readers legal in the Amsterdam red light window brothels for payment?

The article you link does not state at all what you claim.

It says that no payment processor is willing to provide them service. Not that they are not allowed to use that payment method. So yes, it would be legal. And although the result of nobody processing cards for them is that they would no longer be able to accept cards, it would have no relation with card fraud.

Although this 2018 article states that no processor would take them as customers

  • it may be that some payment processor has been taking them again by now
  • they could be charging through a different establishment. Suppose that the brothel signed up with the bank as a pub, or that they shared the credit card reader with a near bar. They could be charging you through a credit card (albeit possibly violating the terms of use of their provider).

As with any card charge, you may dispute it if you feel it wasn’t proper (such as being offered something at a give price but being charged a doubled amount). Although, if you didn’t agree on the service costs beforehand, I suspect that would be “proper amount” (they could choose to be expensive). Also, you might prefer not to bring much light to thisi charge (and thus the type of service you were paying for).

ireland – Is it legal to enter the UK through the common travel area following a refusal of entry at a uk airport?

I am going to repeat the quotation I gave in a previous answer on this:

The Home Office Guidance for the Common Travel Area, updated in April 2020, has this to say about your situation:

People without leave who have previously been refused leave to enter the UK

A person who has been refused entry and has not since been given leave to enter or remain requires leave to enter. Where you notice such a person arriving in the UK from within the CTA, you must submit them to further examination in the usual way. If you decide to refuse leave to enter, you must give directions for removal either to:

  • the place within the CTA from which the passenger arrived
  • another appropriate country

If such a person enters without leave and is subsequently noticed, they are an illegal entrant and they may be removed without refusal of leave to enter under paragraph 9 of schedule 2 of the Immigration Act 1971.

Its right there in the guidance –

  • A person who has been refused entry and has not since been given leave to enter or remain requires leave to enter.
  • If such a person enters without leave and is subsequently noticed, they are an illegal entrant and they may be removed without refusal of leave to enter under paragraph 9 of schedule 2 of the Immigration Act 1971.

It is not legal to enter the UK via the Common Travel Area if you have been refused entry previously and not subsequently been granted leave to enter.

windows – Is it legal for schools to view your internet history?

Basically, my school “upgraded” their internet so we can only connect to it if we link our computers to Education Queensland microsoft accounts (we need to use our own laptops for school). This means they can ‘manage’ security and wifi, and basically they can view our full internet history at any time, including incognito (as shown on the Chrome incognito New Tab page). We’re children – is this even legal?

Screenshot of Settings > Accounts > Access work or school > Info

dnd 5e – How to determine which works by DMsGuild adepts are legal for Adventurers League?

I was just wondering if there was a list on the wizards site or something that showed which DMsGuild adepts works are AL legal? Or are they all AL legal? I could only find this list, but it’s old and small.

Looking at other DMsGuild Adepts works, it doesn’t seem they are all AL legal, but maybe I’m wrong?

Is there any more rigourous testing for DSguild Adepts AL-legal works, than non DMGA AL-legal works such as, for example, The Border Kingdoms supplement? ? (I assume all AL-Legal works have some testing right?)

I’m running Tomb of Annihilation, and was thinking of adding some bonus content. I thought that DMsGA works becoming AL legal would mean that they had been playtested, and declared “official”, so I could rely on their quality, but maybe not?

I don’t know… but a complete list of DMsGuild Adepts works that are AL legal would be great, if WotC has made one, thanks!

legal – Looking for source of T&Cs found on many websites

I am looking for Terms and Conditions for my upcoming website. I am willing to buy appropriate conditions, if necessary, so I am not after a freebie. I am specifically looking for T&Cs that apply to Scottish, not English, law. This stops me using all the T&C generators I’ve come across online.

During my search, I’ve found that many websites all use the same ‘template’ for their T&Cs, which would cover my needs. For example:

Searching for one of the clauses brings up many more based on the same template, some of which come under the Scottish jurisdiction and some English.

My question is: Does anyone know who produces these, apparently commonly-available, T&Cs? I would like to buy my own copy if possible.

I have tried approaching a number of these websites, and the companies who developed the website where I could find that information, but I’ve not heard back (yet). 

legal – Can I swim to Litle Hjartøya from Nyholmen, Norway?

I would like to get to this island, marked by a red arrow (on Google Maps):

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The obvious route would be to swim though the strait marked by the green stripe. Distance is not that big, ~270m, I can swim that much.

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(I know there is a shorter distance between Langskjæret and the island, though I cannot go to Langskjæret, as it is a construction site, so entry is forbidden.)

  • Would it be legal or the coast guard or something similar would intervene?
  • Big ships often use that corridor, I have observed them. Will they notice me?

Can I swim there without taking unreasonable risk or breaking Norwegian law (or other rules I am supposed to follow)?

legal – Can a b2 Visitor in the USA work for a UK company as a consultant, performing work for a US company

I’m trying to wrap my head around whether this is legal or not let me describe the scenario.

Jane and Alan live in the UK, they are engaged to be married, they are NOT married.

Alan receives a job offer in the US and is granted an o1 Visa.

Because they are not married, Jane is given a B2 visa so she may go with Alan.

Jane is employed by a UK company as a consultant. That UK company are hired by a US company and Jane is given that workload.

Jane is now living in the USA, consulting for a UK company, doing work for a US company.

Is this legal?

Is it legal to avoid the UK quarantine (August 2020) on passengers returning from France by traveling via another country?

I’m British, due to travel to the south of France for a week, flying from London to Turin (Italy) and driving across the border (it’s the closest airport to my destination in France)

The UK has just (14 Aug) brought in travel restrictions requiring travelers from France to self-isolate.

Technically I will have ‘traveled from Italy’ when I return. From what I’ve read, I think this means that under UK rules I’m not legally obliged to self isolate on return.

Is this correct?

I’d like to cancel my trip, but this is further complicated my COVID-19 travel insurance refusing to refund anything because travel to/from Italy is not affected by the new restrictions.